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A Life in History

A Life in History This is the text of the inaugural lecture in the ‘Rewriting the Past’ conference, held in July 2002 in conjunction with the Institute of Historical Research in London to celebrate Past and Present 's fiftieth anniversary. Eric Hobsbawm is one of the founder members of the journal, and was assistant editor for its very first issue in February 1952; he has seen Past and Present through all fifty years, and is now vice‐president of the Past and Present Society. Copyright Oxford University Press 2002 « Previous | Next Article » Table of Contents This Article Past and Present (2002) 177 (1): 3-16. doi: 10.1093/past/177.1.3 » Abstract Free Full Text (PDF) Free Classifications Article Services Article metrics Alert me when cited Alert me if corrected Find similar articles Similar articles in Web of Science Add to my archive Download citation Request Permissions Citing Articles Load citing article information Citing articles via CrossRef Citing articles via Scopus Citing articles via Web of Science Citing articles via Google Scholar Google Scholar Articles by Hobsbawm, E. J. Search for related content Related Content Load related web page information Share Email this article CiteULike Delicious Facebook Google+ Mendeley Twitter What's this? Search this journal: Advanced » Current Issue November 2015 229 (1) Alert me to new issues The Journal About this journal Publishers' Books for Review Rights & Permissions Dispatch date of the next issue Special Supplements We are mobile – find out more This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Journals Career Network Published on behalf of The Past and Present Society Impact factor: 0.544 5-Yr impact factor: 0.637 Editors Alexandra Walsham Matthew Hilton View full editorial board For Authors Instructions to authors Self archiving policy Online submission Submit Now! Alerting Services Email table of contents Email Advance Access alerts CiteTrack XML RSS feed Corporate Services Advertising sales Reprints Supplements Widget Get a Widget var taxonomies = ("AHU00830"); Most Most Read The Roasting of the Rump: Scatology and the Body Politic in Restoration England THE MORAL ECONOMY OF THE ENGLISH CROWD IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY The Roasting of the Rump: Scatology and the Body Politic in Restoration England "SATAN LET LOOSE UPON EARTH": THE KANPUR MASSACRES IN INDIA IN THE REVOLT OF 1857 Reply » View all Most Read articles Most Cited TIME, WORK-DISCIPLINE, AND INDUSTRIAL CAPITALISM THE MORAL ECONOMY OF THE ENGLISH CROWD IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY HISTORICAL ALTERNATIVES TO MASS PRODUCTION: POLITICS, MARKETS AND TECHNOLOGY IN NINETEEN-THCENTURY INDUSTRIALIZATION AGRARIAN CLASS STRUCTURE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN PRE-INDUSTRIAL EUROPE THE REVIVAL OF NARRATIVE: REFLECTIONS ON A NEW OLD HISTORY » View all Most Cited articles Disclaimer: Please note that abstracts for content published before 1996 were created through digital scanning and may therefore not exactly replicate the text of the original print issues. All efforts have been made to ensure accuracy, but the Publisher will not be held responsible for any remaining inaccuracies. If you require any further clarification, please contact our Customer Services Department. Online ISSN 1477-464X - Print ISSN 0031-2746 Copyright © 2015 Past and Present Society Oxford Journals Oxford University Press Site Map Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Legal Notices Frequently Asked Questions Other Oxford University Press sites: Oxford University Press Oxford Journals China Oxford Journals Japan Academic & Professional books Children's & Schools Books Dictionaries & Reference Dictionary of National Biography Digital Reference English Language Teaching Higher Education Textbooks International Education Unit Law Medicine Music Online Products & Publishing Oxford Bibliographies Online Oxford Dictionaries Online Oxford English Dictionary Oxford Language Dictionaries Online Oxford Scholarship Online Reference Rights and Permissions Resources for Retailers & Wholesalers Resources for the Healthcare Industry Very Short Introductions World's Classics function fnc_onDomLoaded() { var query_context = getQueryContext(); PF_initOIUnderbar(query_context,":QS:default","","JRN"); PF_insertOIUnderbar(0); }; if (window.addEventListener) { window.addEventListener('load', fnc_onDomLoaded, false); } else if (window.attachEvent) { window.attachEvent('onload', fnc_onDomLoaded); } var gaJsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? "https://ssl." : "http://www."); document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + gaJsHost + "google-analytics.com/ga.js' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E")); try { var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker("UA-189672-16"); pageTracker._setDomainName(".oxfordjournals.org"); pageTracker._trackPageview(); } catch(err) {} http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Past & Present Oxford University Press

A Life in History

Past & Present , Volume 177 (1) – Nov 1, 2002

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Abstract

This is the text of the inaugural lecture in the ‘Rewriting the Past’ conference, held in July 2002 in conjunction with the Institute of Historical Research in London to celebrate Past and Present 's fiftieth anniversary. Eric Hobsbawm is one of the founder members of the journal, and was assistant editor for its very first issue in February 1952; he has seen Past and Present through all fifty years, and is now vice‐president of the Past and Present Society. Copyright Oxford University Press 2002 « Previous | Next Article » Table of Contents This Article Past and Present (2002) 177 (1): 3-16. doi: 10.1093/past/177.1.3 » Abstract Free Full Text (PDF) Free Classifications Article Services Article metrics Alert me when cited Alert me if corrected Find similar articles Similar articles in Web of Science Add to my archive Download citation Request Permissions Citing Articles Load citing article information Citing articles via CrossRef Citing articles via Scopus Citing articles via Web of Science Citing articles via Google Scholar Google Scholar Articles by Hobsbawm, E. J. Search for related content Related Content Load related web page information Share Email this article CiteULike Delicious Facebook Google+ Mendeley Twitter What's this? Search this journal: Advanced » Current Issue November 2015 229 (1) Alert me to new issues The Journal About this journal Publishers' Books for Review Rights & Permissions Dispatch date of the next issue Special Supplements We are mobile – find out more This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Journals Career Network Published on behalf of The Past and Present Society Impact factor: 0.544 5-Yr impact factor: 0.637 Editors Alexandra Walsham Matthew Hilton View full editorial board For Authors Instructions to authors Self archiving policy Online submission Submit Now! Alerting Services Email table of contents Email Advance Access alerts CiteTrack XML RSS feed Corporate Services Advertising sales Reprints Supplements Widget Get a Widget var taxonomies = ("AHU00830"); Most Most Read The Roasting of the Rump: Scatology and the Body Politic in Restoration England THE MORAL ECONOMY OF THE ENGLISH CROWD IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY The Roasting of the Rump: Scatology and the Body Politic in Restoration England "SATAN LET LOOSE UPON EARTH": THE KANPUR MASSACRES IN INDIA IN THE REVOLT OF 1857 Reply » View all Most Read articles Most Cited TIME, WORK-DISCIPLINE, AND INDUSTRIAL CAPITALISM THE MORAL ECONOMY OF THE ENGLISH CROWD IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY HISTORICAL ALTERNATIVES TO MASS PRODUCTION: POLITICS, MARKETS AND TECHNOLOGY IN NINETEEN-THCENTURY INDUSTRIALIZATION AGRARIAN CLASS STRUCTURE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN PRE-INDUSTRIAL EUROPE THE REVIVAL OF NARRATIVE: REFLECTIONS ON A NEW OLD HISTORY » View all Most Cited articles Disclaimer: Please note that abstracts for content published before 1996 were created through digital scanning and may therefore not exactly replicate the text of the original print issues. All efforts have been made to ensure accuracy, but the Publisher will not be held responsible for any remaining inaccuracies. If you require any further clarification, please contact our Customer Services Department. Online ISSN 1477-464X - Print ISSN 0031-2746 Copyright © 2015 Past and Present Society Oxford Journals Oxford University Press Site Map Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Legal Notices Frequently Asked Questions Other Oxford University Press sites: Oxford University Press Oxford Journals China Oxford Journals Japan Academic & Professional books Children's & Schools Books Dictionaries & Reference Dictionary of National Biography Digital Reference English Language Teaching Higher Education Textbooks International Education Unit Law Medicine Music Online Products & Publishing Oxford Bibliographies Online Oxford Dictionaries Online Oxford English Dictionary Oxford Language Dictionaries Online Oxford Scholarship Online Reference Rights and Permissions Resources for Retailers & Wholesalers Resources for the Healthcare Industry Very Short Introductions World's Classics function fnc_onDomLoaded() { var query_context = getQueryContext(); PF_initOIUnderbar(query_context,":QS:default","","JRN"); PF_insertOIUnderbar(0); }; if (window.addEventListener) { window.addEventListener('load', fnc_onDomLoaded, false); } else if (window.attachEvent) { window.attachEvent('onload', fnc_onDomLoaded); } var gaJsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? "https://ssl." : "http://www."); document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + gaJsHost + "google-analytics.com/ga.js' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E")); try { var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker("UA-189672-16"); pageTracker._setDomainName(".oxfordjournals.org"); pageTracker._trackPageview(); } catch(err) {}

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