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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Social bandit – Wikipedia
Koliopoulos and Paul Sant Cassia have 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. There was one striking exception to the otherwise rather flat and dry writing.
Views Read Edit View history. Social banditry of this kind is one of the most universal social phenomena known to history.
Apr 29, Marino Marino rated it liked it. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Inutile d’en dire long sur cette fonction. 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. One of the books that signaled Hlbsbawm arrival as a major force among historians.
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 even leaders of liberation, and in any case as men to be admired, helped and edic. Interesting ramble around the bandit as a phenomenon from mainly rural peasant societies.
A wonderful social history, from the view of bandits, outlaws, etc. Social banditry is a widespread phenomenon that has occurred in many societies throughout recorded historyand forms of social banditry still exist, hobsbaawm evidenced by piracy and organized crime syndicates.
Books by Eric Hobsbawm. 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”. Rebels by type Secret societies related to organized crime. But still, interesting and a good read. Aleks rated it really liked it Dec 30, Apr 12, Kevin rated it liked it Shelves: Jim Rimmer rated it really liked it Aug 16, 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.
Mustafa Kurt rated it liked it Sep 09, He further expanded the field in the study Bandits. The book is worth buying only for this one. I give it 3. It is in the chapters where their opposition to state authority is analysed where this book really fide its feet; the sense of action and purpose if occasionally murderous 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 bandit as a phenomenon from mainly rural peasant societies.
Return to Book Page. Apr 26, Troy Kemp rated it really liked it. Later social scientists have also discussed the term’s applicability to more modern forms of crime, like street gangs and the economy associated with the trade in illegal drugs. This was an interesting little book on the phenomenon of outlaws and bandits; honestly a group I’ve never thought much about — and the conditions and inequalities that lead to their rise.
Erik rated it really liked it Aug 15, On peut supposer qu’elles aident surtout leurs parents, leurs maris ou leurs amants. There was one striking exception Quite uneven and perhaps more scholarly than I would have liked it to be.
This relation between the ordinary peasant edic the rebel, outlaw and robber is what makes social banditry interesting and significant I love all that stuff. Open Preview See a Problem?
It falls far from Hobsbawm’s standard of combining great prose with scientific rigour and for the greatest part I was bored with repetitive comments on banditry and quite long lists of bandits’ names. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Nov 04, Eeric rated it liked it. I was so engaged in this man’s story narrated by Hobsbawm that at some point I felt like I was reading a novel and not actual history.
It is in the chapters where their opposition to state authority is analysed where this book really fide its feet; the sense of action and purpose if occasionally murderous possessed by some of the figures in the book is an example of anti-authoritarianism that shames some of the narcissitic “revolutionaries” plaguing our own times. Hobsbawm, BanditsPenguin,p. Refresh and try again.
Apr 10, Christoforos Nikolaou rated it liked it. Quite uneven and perhaps more scholarly than I would have liked it to be. Preview — Bandits by Eric Hobsbawm.