Eric Hobsbawm by Jillian Edelstein, 1989.
Eric Hobsbawm, Peter De Francia, c.1955
Eric Hobsbawm and Peter de Francia were both members of the Geneva Club in the mid-1950s. This shortlived club was an opportunity for left-wing artists and intellectuals to meet. Those who attended their gatherings also included J.D. Bernal, John Berger, Paul Hogarth and Derrick Greaves. Another member was J.B.S. Haldane (1892-1964), the biologist and geneticist whose publications included Philisophy and the Sciences (1938).
Eric Hobsbawm - The Stories My Country Told Me (1995)
Eric Hobsbawm the great historian, travels on the Pressburg Railway from his native Vienna to Bratislava (formerly Pressburg). A journey of a mere 35 miles takes him through a tiny landscape that has seen some of the most turbulent political changes of the century - from the lost world of the Habsburgs to Europe’s newest state, Slovakia.
Eric Hobsbawm on self-identity and coexistence.