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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Nonetheless, the book is quite original if not in style at least in the topic, which is quite obscure and it would not be an overstatement to say that this is the definite work on this subject.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Refresh and try again. Rebels by type Secret societies related to organized crime. 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.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. On peut supposer qu’elles aident surtout leurs parents, leurs maris ou leurs amants. An interesting read on populist criminals that stands the entire traditional approach to banditry on its head. Paperbackpages.

Hobsbawm characterized social banditry as a primitive form of class struggle and class resistance in usually pre-industrial and frontier societies. There was one striking exception to the otherwise rather flat and dry writing.

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Ceyda Becerikli rated it handidos liked it Aug 28, The book is worth buying only for this one. Nov 27, Jackson Cyril rated it it was amazing Shelves: Victoria Adams rated it really liked it Jun 25, Hobsbawm ‘s key thesis was that outlaws were individuals living on the edges of rural societies by robbing and plundering, who are often seen by ordinary people as heroes or beacons of popular resistance. I give it 3. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


And yes, Pancho Villa is mentioned who still holds an almost romantic appeal in South America to this dayalong with Zapata who had more of serious agrarian programme compared the military one of Pancho Villa. Apr 12, Kevin rated it liked it Shelves: It is in the chapters where their opposition to state authority is analysed where this book really fide its feet; the sense of bandkdos and purpose if occasionally bandidoe possessed by some of the figures in the book is an example of anti-authoritarianism that shames some of the narcissitic “revolutionaries” plaguing o Interesting ramble around the hobssbawm as a phenomenon from mainly rural peasant societies.

Social bandit – Wikipedia

The Short 20th Century and his recent au Eric Hobsbawm, a self-confessed “unrepentant communist”, was professor emeritus of economic and social history of the University of London at Birkbeck. Want to Read saving…. Social bandit or social crime is a popular form of lower class social resistance involving behavior characterized by law as illegal but is supported by wider usually peasant society as being moral and acceptable.

Apr 26, Troy Kemp rated it really liked it. The stories about bandits and robbers, the idea of the social bandit as one that is both a hero and a ‘villan’ to his own class group. The term social bandit was invented by the Marxist historian Eric Hobsbawm in his book Primitive Rebels and book Bandits.

Bandits by Eric Hobsbawm

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Eva rated it really liked it Oct 27, A wonderful social history, from the view of bandits, outlaws, etc. Sant Cassia observed of Mediterranean bandits that they “are often romanticized afterward through nationalistic rhetoric and texts which circulate and have a life of their own, giving them a permanence and potency which transcends their localized domain and transitory nature”.


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Oct 20, Rallie rated it liked it. 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 hobsgawm leaders of liberation, and gandidos any case as men to be admired, helped and supported.

This book introduces the idea of the outlaw as something more than just a criminal, opening up the potential of a political and historical reading of law breaking and criminality.

May 20, Leonard Pierce rated it really liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. I love all that stuff. Koliopoulos and Paul Sant Cassia bqndidos 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.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Social banditry is a widespread phenomenon that has occurred in many societies throughout recorded historyand forms of social banditry still exist, as evidenced by piracy and organized crime syndicates. Bandits by Eric Hobsbawm. Victor rated it really liked it Mar 18, Retrieved from ” https: 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.

He called it a form of “pre-historic social movement”, by contrast with the organized labour movement.

Social bandit

No trivia or quizzes yet. Mustafa Kurt rated it liked it Sep 09, The section on haiduks baneidos, I think, the best. Books by Eric Hobsbawm.