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Book Description

First Penguin (revised) edition. In the 1950s Hobsbawm, under the pseudonym of Francis Newton, was a jazz reporter on the New Statesman. He wrote this book as both a fan and historian, hoping to popularise the music and give it intellectual credibility in the UK.
Author Francis Newton (aka Eric Hobsbawm)
Date 1961
Binding Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books
Condition Very good (pages browned with age)
Pages 295

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