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Bandits author Eric J. Hobsbawm

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The sharpest historical mind of the last century turns his eye on pre Marxian evolutionaries bandits mafias anarchist peasants and the like from 1789 1900 and what emerges is a very colorful portrait of people usually ural in origin although Hobsbawm does spend a chapter on the urban mob who are usually not talked about in broad anging histories on unrest and Pancreatic Cancer: A Patient and His Doctor Balance Hope and Truth revolution we see Italian peasants turn to the Mafia Spanish peasants embrace Bakunian anarchism English workers embrace variouseligious ideologies and ural peoplesfrom across Europe look to Robin Hood type figures To Help Deal With help deal with troubles of modern industrial society A compelling ead Robin Hood Pancho Villa enormous numbers of obscure backwoods bandits you ll never of heard of are supposed to have Abu Telfan: Or, the Return from the Mountains of the Moon, Tr. by S. Delffs robbed from theich to give to the poor Hobsbawm takes a swing at this confusion of myth and history from an historical Marxist perspectiveHobsbawm s central argument is for the historical existence of the social bandit not ordinary criminals but people accepted by peasant communities as engaging in legitimate ebellion At least that s what I think the central argument of this book is I suspect the argument was made clearly in the chapter of Primitive Rebels that this book is apparently an expansion of because there are a lot of eferences in this book to things the Rainer Maria Rilke: Gesammelte Werke (German Edition) reader is already supposed to know Almost all the historical characters in this are obscure even Hobsbawm says most of them are unknown outsideemote isolated backcountry districts and the publication of this book founded the field of bandit studies so I m not sure why Hobsbawm writes in a way that suggests the eader should be already familiar with his Subject And His Arguments and his arguments s confusing and unsatisfying especially because it seems like some of the outlaws would be very interesting if they weren t just a list of names so marginal to history they ll never even be googleableHobsbawm was famous for the uality of his historical writing Sadly this is my only experience of him and this is apparently not very epresentative Even so far as I understand his argument *I M NOT CONVINCED THAT THE BANDITS HE TALKS *m not convinced that the bandits he talks are any different from normal criminal gangs except in mythology and legend It euires such an elaborate attempt to draw boundaries between bandit gangs ooted in peasant communities and criminal groups that seem practically identical and so many ualifications for each example of a social bandit that he offers it seems to me that he might as well admit that extortion theft and highway Taking to the Streets: The Transformation of Arab Activism robbery of outsiders becomes a source of income in many economically marginalised groups and sometimes those communit. Bandits is a study of the social bandit or banditebel Selling Beauty: Cosmetics, Commerce, and French Society, 1750–1830 robbers and outlaws who are notegarded by public opinion as simple criminals but Men of Empire: Power and Negotiation in Venice's Maritime State rather as champions of social justice as avengers or as primitiveesistance fighters Wheth. Ies seek to justify or excuse it especially if the obbers try and share out some of the benefits Also sometimes in
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time of evolt some of those bandits may join the Bazaars, Conversations Freedom revolt Hobsbawm was singularly unsuccessful at showing that these primitiveebels are any likely to participate than the general populationEffectively I suspect that Hobsbawm and other 60 s To Russia with Love: An Alaskan's Journey radicals had aomantic attraction to the idea of bandits as a kind of ebel and on attempting to write a book exploring the concept it *became clear it didn t stack up but Hobsbawm didn t want *clear it didn t stack up BUT HOBSBAWM DIDN T WANT ABANDON Hobsbawm didn t want abandon and it was too painful to clarify his thoughts uite useful for my esearch though I would have appreciated a list of outlaw characters that could serve as an example uite uneven and perhaps scholarly than I would have liked it to be It falls far from Hobsbawm s standard of combining great prose with scientific Student Movements for Multiculturalism: Challenging the Curricular Color Line in Higher Education rigour and for the greatest part I was bored withepetitive comments on banditry and uite long lists of bandits namesNonetheless the book is uite original if not in style at least in the topic which is uite obscure and it would not be an overstatement to say that this is the definite work on this subject There was one striking exception to the otherwise Confessions of an Unlikely Runner: A Guide to Racing and Obstacle Courses for the Averagely Fit and Halfway Dedicated rather flat and dry writing The chapter on the expropriators devoted almost entirely to El uico Francesc Sabat Llopart gave me goose bumps I was so engaged in this man s story narrated by Hobsbawm that at some point I felt like I waseading a novel and not actual history The book is worth buying only for this one you are probably not as interested in doomed idealistic bozos but this a little treasure of their brave failuresHobsbawm can be a little tendentious but we People Papers re all tendentious he just owned his tendentiousness also the postscript in the paperback Iead hipped me to this Richard white article Great story badly told The only two chapters apart from the appendices and updated postscript that were most Lauter alte Akten. Den von Formularen geplagten Zeitgenossen zum Trost, zur Belehrung und Erheiterung relevant and interesting were the onesegarding the Cannibal Encounters: Europeans and Island Caribs, 1492–1763 role the Russian Anarchist Bandits played during the early 20thC but Hobsbawmeally does not like them being Anarchists and so on up until the Civil War after the 1917 Revolution oddly Nestor Makhno is not mentioned in this short book and the chapter on Expropriation with an excellent short biography of an Anarchist called Francesc Sabat Llopart a efugee from the Spanish Civil War who later performed guerilla operations against Franco working across the Pyrenees who I suppose epitomised the Social Bandit that this book heavily deals with and theorises upon According to Bakunin the famous Anarchist theoretician a Bandit is the genuine and sole evolutionar. Er Balkan haiduks Indian dacoits or Brazilian congaceiros their spectacular exploits have been celebrated and preserved in story and myth Some are known only to their own countrymen; others like Robin Hood Rob Roy and Jesse James. Y a Berlin Cabaret revolutionary without fine phrases without learnedhetoric irreconcilable indefatigable and indomitable a popular and social evolutionary non political and independent of any estate This surmises the essence of what the book is about but be prepared for no serious study Of Any Particular Famous Bandit Or Outlaws any particular famous Bandit or Outlaws is theoretical social study about the elationship between popular heroes and their class basis And yes Pancho Villa is who still holds an almost Beasts and Savages romantic appeal in South America to this day along with Zapata who had of serious agrarian programme compared the military one of Pancho Villa A bit dry and I was disappointed for no serious characterorganisational study instead focusing and briefly mentioning some incredibly obscure bandits across the world from South Americaight over to Indonesia I give it 35 Beebo Brinker rounded down to a 3 star book because I found it severely lacking and not what I was looking for Interesting nonetheless This is a concise survey of the social phenomenon of banditry and why it is different than plain criminality as well as politicalevolutionaries although it obviously shares significant features of both As always Hobsbawm s Marxist analysis obscures the The Future of the Public University in America: Beyond the Crossroads religious ethnic andacial underpinnings of banditry and although written in 1968 overlooks the Manual of Forensic Science: An International Survey role of any women at all in the peasantry Useful for myeading in this case for being an archetype into which terrorist groups conveniently plug themselves in an expropriate stuff for the cause Because Hobsbawm is the author I m awarding 3 stars Had the author been unknown 2 stars would probably be my Das Vermächtnis des Rings: Neue fantastische Geschichten J. R. R. Tolkien zu Ehren rating Frankly I found the book mostly turgid confusing Hobsbawm has certain theories about the nature of banditsebels Die Stadt der Tiere: Ein Tierkrimi righters of social wrongs in myth flesh blood but I damned if I can tell you what they are Nevertheless he doesecount the careers of several of the flesh blood variety this section which is sadly too brief is where the merit of the book lies One bandit in particular a Catalan whose career spanned the years of the Spanish Civil War as well as the post war Franco era was particularly interesting I d ead a biography of that guy Interesting Ramble Around The Bandit As A Phenomenon From Mainly ramble around the bandit as a phenomenon from mainly peasant societies Looks at the oles played by Expropriators Haiduks Avengers Noble Robbers and It is in the chapters where their opposition to state authority is analysed where this book El show de Grossman 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 narcissiticevolutionaries plaguing our own times. Are famous throughout the world Setting the historical figures against the ballads legends and films they have inspired the author's examples ange across the last four hundred years and come from Europe the Americas Africa and As. .


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