Donald Sassoon

Donald Sassoon is emeritus professor of comparative European History at Queen Mary, University of London. He is the author, among other works, of One Hundred Years of Socialism and The Culture of the Europeans:1800 to the Present. Eric Hobsbawm was his PhD supervisor and later lifelong friend. 

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    Remember us with forbearance: the unrepentant Eric Hobsbawm, an obituary
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    A fellow historian celebrates the life of one of the greatest British exponents of one strand of the tradition of European Marxism: a pessimism of the intelligence barely tempered by an optimism of the will.

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    Who risks whose future?
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    It is 12 January 2003 and US president Bush has rallied his troops for what he calls “The first war of the 21st century”. What is your view of this crisis, where, briefly, do you stand? This is the question we are putting to people around the world, especially those with their own public reputation and following. Our aim, to help create a truly global debate all can identify with.

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