Probably only in the ever nervous US could such a reputation have been built so quickly on the basis of a few articles in journals of modest circulation, addressed exclusively to academic intellectuals.From the larger context, it is clear that principal among the "journals" is the New York Review of Books. Eric is writing in the London Review of Books, 26 April 2012, p14 ("After the Cold War").
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Excuse Me, I Am a Stranger to Your Country
, Am I Being Insulted?
Eric Hobsbawm, in a subtle and sly tribute (I think) to his late colleague, Tony Judt: