Eric J. Hobsbawm quotes

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As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests, xenophobia is directed against foreign people, not foreign cul ...
Historians are to nationalism what poppy-growers in Pakistan are to heroin-addicts: we supply the essential raw material for the m ...
Nations without a past are contradictions in terms. What makes a nation is the past, what justifies one nation against others is t ...
Xenophobia looks like becoming the mass ideology of the 20th-century fin-de-si├Ęcle. What holds humanity together today is the den ...
It seems that American patriotism measures itself against an outcast group. The right Americans are the right Americans because th ...
There is not much that even the most socially responsible scientists can do as individuals, or even as a group, about the social c ...
War has been the most convenient pseudo-solution for the problems of twentieth-century capitalism. It provides the incentives to m ...
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