1. Research Library

        The Age of Extremes. A History of the World 1914-1991 (1994)

        Eric Hobsbawm

        London: Abacus Editions 2010

        ISBN 9780349106717

      1. Incredibly readable history of what the author calls the ‘short twentieth century.’ Historian Hobsbawm’s unique approach deals not only with geopolitics but also with cultural developments. See in particular the excellent chapters ‘The Third World’ and ‘Real Socialism.’