Un buen día Eric J. Hobsbawm se sintió intrigado por el hecho de que las mismas historias sobre bandidos justicieros y redistribuidores de riqueza se repetían. Bandidos (Libros de Historia (Critica)) by Eric J. Hobsbawm at – ISBN – ISBN – Critica (Grijalbo. Relying on terms and concepts used by Eric J. Hobsbawm lFuria y Muette: Los Bandidos Chiamos (Los Angeles: University of California, ), p. 2.

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Social bandit

Rob Duffy rated it it was amazing Apr 25, The book is worth buying only for this one. First major historical survey published in that I know about on this topic, updated and revised bandidox edition updated in is the version I read.

There was one striking exception Quite uneven and perhaps more scholarly than I would have liked it to be. Social banditry of this kind is one of the most universal social phenomena known to history.

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I had read about this book, and then I found it. This surmises the essence of what the book is about, but be prepared for no serious study of any particular famous Bandit or Outlaws – it is theoretical Marxist social study about the relationship between popular heroes and their class basis. Eric Banxidos, a self-confessed “unrepentant communist”, was professor emeritus of economic and social history of the University of London at Birkbeck.

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Bandits by Eric Hobsbawm

Nov 04, Mike rated it liked it. Setting the historical figures against the ballads, legends and films they have inspired, the author’s examples range across the last four hundred years and come from Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.


Aug 11, onejusthead rated it liked it Shelves: And yes, Pancho Villa is mentioned who still holds an almost romantic appeal in South America to this dayalong with Zapata who had more of serious agrarian programme compared the military one of Pancho Villa.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Erik rated it really liked it Aug 15, Lectura interesante pero algo latosa. Nov 27, Jackson Cyril rated it it was amazing Shelves: Return to Book Page.

One of the books that signaled Hobsbawm’s arrival as a major force among historians. Retrieved from ” https: Koliopoulos and Paul Sant Cassia have criticised the social bandit theory, emphasising the frequent use of bandits as armatoloi by Ottoman authorities in suppressing the peasantry in defence of the central state.

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. I give it 3. On peut supposer qu’elles aident surtout leurs parents, leurs maris ou leurs amants. Aleks rated it really liked it Dec 30, El autor plantea caract.

Ceyda Becerikli rated it really liked it Aug 28, Nonetheless, the book is quite original if not in style at least in the topic, which is quite obscure and it would not be an overstatement to say that this is the definite work on this subject. Consistente y un tanto pesado texto que descubre las historias de los muchos robin hood cercanos y lejanos.

Later social scientists have also discussed the term’s applicability to more modern forms of crime, like street gangs and the economy associated with the trade in illegal drugs. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Apr 26, Troy Kemp rated it really liked it.

The sharpest historical mind of the last century turns his eye on pre-Marxian revolutionaries–bandits, mafias, anarchist peasants and the like– fromand what emerges is a very colorful portrait of people, usually rural in origin–although Hobsbawm does spend a chapter on the urban “mob”– who are usually not talked about in broad ranging histories on unrest and revolution: The term social bandit was invented by the Marxist historian Eric Hobsbawm in his book Primitive Rebels and book Bandits.


It falls far from Hobsbawm’s standard of combining great prose with scientific rigour and for the greatest part I was bored with repetitive comments on banditry and quite long lists of bandits’ names. Great source on this somewhat obscure topic.

Bndidos stories about bandits and robbers, the idea of the social bandit as one that is both a hero and a ‘villan’ to his own class group. Apr 29, Marino Marino rated it liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Social banditry is a widespread phenomenon that has occurred in many societies throughout recorded historyand forms of social banditry still exist, as evidenced by piracy and organized crime syndicates.

It is in the chapters where their opposition to state authority is analysed where this book really fide its feet; the sense of bandidoe 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 nandidos bandit as a phenomenon from mainly rural peasant societies.

He called it a form of “pre-historic social movement”, by contrast with the organized labour movement. Jim Rimmer rated it really liked it Aug 16, Hobsbawm characterized social banditry as a primitive form of class struggle and class resistance in usually pre-industrial bqndidos frontier societies.

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