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Voice of the Old Left

From the November 1995 Print Edition

The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914-1991. By Eric Hobsbawm. Pantheon Books. 627 pages, $30 Eric Hobsbawm ranks among the most prolific and most influential British historians of the entire postwar era. He is also a person who, throughout his long career, has without apology identified . . . . Continue Reading »

Life on the Cutting Edge

From the April 1995 Print Edition

The Power of Culture: Critical Essays in American History Edited by Richard Wightman Fox and T. J. Jackson Lears University of Chicago Press, 292 pages, $42 Fables of Abundance: a cultural History of Advertising in America By Jackson Lears Basic Books, 492 pages, $30 New times rightly demand new . . . . Continue Reading »