Bandits is a book by Eric Hobsbawm, first published in It focuses on the concept of bandits within the mythology, folklore, and literature of Europe. In an age of narrow specialists, Eric Hobsbawm remains the supreme generalist. .. for sheer intelligence he has no superior in the historical. Bandits is a study of the social bandit or bandit-rebel – robbers and outlaws who are not regarded by public opinion as simple criminals, but rather as champions.

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Support The New Press. On History Eric Hobsbawm. He is the author of The Age of In doing so, he casts new light on one of the major shifts in Western history in the past five centuries.

It is in hovsbawm chapters where their opposition to state authority is analysed where this book really fide its feet; the sense of action and purpose if occasionally murderous possessed by some of the figures in the book is an example of anti-authoritarianism that shames some of the narcissitic “revolutionaries” plaguing o Interesting ramble around the bandit as a phenomenon from mainly rural peasant societies.

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OrionDec 30, – History – pages. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The section on haiduks was, I think, the best. A trailblazing study of the social bandit or rebel BANDITS is a study of the social bandit or bandit-rebel – robbers and outlaws who are not regarded by public opinion as simple criminals, but rather as champions of social justice, as avengers or as primitive resistance fighters.

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