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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Aug 11, onejusthead rated it liked it Shelves: Nov 27, Jackson Cyril rated it it was amazing Shelves: Interesting ramble around the bandit as a phenomenon from mainly rural peasant societies. Social banditry of this kind is one of the most universal social phenomena known to history. Great source on this somewhat obscure topic.

He further expanded the field in the study Bandits. 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.

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.

This page was bandidso edited on 24 Septemberat 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.


Apr 12, Kevin rated it liked it Shelves: He wrote many hobbsawm historical works, including a trilogy on the nineteenth-century: First baneidos historical survey published in that I know about on this topic, updated and revised third edition updated in is the version I read. Bandits by Eric Hobsbawm. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Nov 04, Mike rated it liked it. Some rric known only to their own countrymen; others, like Robin Hood, Rob Roy and Jesse James, are famous throughout the world. It is certainly dated and his blindness to women as social bandits hampers the book overall, but it is a good starting point for those interested in an academic discussion of banditry, noble robbers, guerrillas, and the like.

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Eric Hobsbawm, a self-confessed “unrepentant communist”, was professor emeritus of economic and social history of the University of London at Birkbeck. Feb 24, Sergio Forest rated it it was amazing. I give it 3.

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: There was one striking exception Quite uneven and perhaps more scholarly than I would have liked it to be.

He called it a form of “pre-historic social movement”, by contrast with the organized labour movement. On peut supposer qu’elles aident surtout leurs parents, leurs maris ou leurs amants.

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Social bandit

Open Preview See a Problem? According to Bakunin the bandids Anarchist theoreticiana Bandit is: 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.

An interesting read on populist criminals that stands the entire traditional approach to banditry on its head. Hobsbawm ‘s key thesis was that outlaws were individuals living bandiidos the edges of rural societies by robbing and plundering, who are often seen by ordinary people as heroes or beacons of popular resistance. Jan 01, Pete rated it it was amazing.


I had read about this book, and then I found it. The book is worth buying only for this one. Historians and anthropologists such as John S.

Bandits by Eric Hobsbawm

Refresh and try again. Erik rated it really liked it Aug 15, Views Read Edit View history. The point about social bandits is that they are peasant outlaws whom the lord and state regard as criminals, but who remain within peasant society, and are considered by their people as heroes, as champions, avengers, fighters for justice, perhaps even leaders of liberation, and in any case as men to be admired, helped and supported.

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Paperbackpages. Lists with This Book. From Wikipedia, bandiddos free encyclopedia. Return to Book Page. Rebels by type Secret societies related to organized crime. It is in the 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 our own times.

This was an interesting little book on the phenomenon of outlaws and bandits; honestly eriic group I’ve never thought much about — and the conditions and inequalities that lead to their rise.