Jonathan Haslam, 4 April 1985
Show More The Comintern and the Spanish Civil War by E.H. Carr, edited by Tamara Deutscher.
Macmillan, 111 pp., £17.50, December 1984, 0 333 36952 1Show More
The British Marxist Historians: An Introductory Analysis by Harvey Kaye.
Polity, 316 pp., £22.50, November 1984, 0 7456 0015 8Show More
Worlds of Labour: Further Studies in the History of Labour by Eric Hobsbawm.
Weidenfeld, 369 pp., £15.95, October 1984, 0 297 78509 5Show More
The Collected Essays of Christopher Hill. Vol. I: Writing and Revolution in 17th-Century England Harvester, 340 pp., £28.50, February 1985, 0 7108 0565 9Show More
“... his own way of thinking and Marxism. This judgment might well be applied to some of those Mr Kaye treats in his book, The British Marxist Historians (Maurice Dobb, Christopher Hill, Edward Thompson, Eric Hobsbawm and Rodney Hilton). But Dobb would not normally pass as a historian; and Hobsbawm is not really British in terms of upbringing, as ...”