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The Hobsbawm File

Using Marxist historian Eric Hobsbawm's MI5 surveillance file, Frances Stonor Saunders tells the hidden history of Britain's covert programme against communism during the Cold War.

Frances Stonor Saunders explores the hidden history of Britain's covert programme against Communism during the Cold War. Using the prism of the recently released MI5 surveillance file on the late Marxist historian Eric Hobsbawm, she tells the story not so much of the man himself but of the British State that developed such an obsessive interest in him.

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Mon 13 Apr 2015 20:00