The Dutch and German Communist Left (1900–68)

‘Neither Lenin nor Trotsky nor Stalin!’ - ‘All Workers Must Think for Themselves!’

Philippe Bourrinet, Université Paris-Sorbonne

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€210,00
$252.00
ISBN13: 
9789004269774
E-ISBN: 
9789004325937
Publication Date: 
December 2016
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
lxii, 639 pp.; incl. 52 (color) illustrations
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1570-1522
Volume: 
125

Heide Gerstenberger, University of Bremen. Translated by David Fernbach

In this volume Heide Gerstenberger investigates the development of bourgeois state power by on the one hand proposing a critique of different variants of the structural-functionalist theory of the state and on the other hand analysing the examples of England and France. The central thesis of the...
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004130272
E-ISBN: 
9789047421528
Publication date: 
August 2007
€216,00
$261.00

Jacques Bidet, Paris-X. Translated by David Fernbach. Preface to the English Edition by Alex Callinicos

This volume, originally published in French, offers a new interpretation of Marx’s great work. By exploring the work as a step in a process of theoretical development, Jacques Bidet re-assesses Marx’s system in its set of constitutive categories, seeking to pin down the difficulties they...
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004149373
E-ISBN: 
9789047408819
Publication date: 
December 2006
€174,00
$210.00

Gregory Elliott

An expanded and updated version of the fullest account in English of the philosophico-political career of Louis Althusser and the fate of his controversial reconstruction of Marxism, containing a substantial new postscript and a comprehensive bibliography.
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004153370
Publication date: 
October 2006
€121,00
$145.00

Jean-Jacques Lecercle, University of Nanterre. Translated by Gregory Elliott

The book is a critique of dominant views of language (Chomsky’s research programme in linguistics, Habermas’s philosophy of communicative action). It rehearses the fragmentary Marxist tradition about language and proposes a series of concepts for a coherent philosophy of language within Marxism.
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004147515
Publication date: 
August 2006
€154,00
$186.00

Paul Burkett, Indiana State University, Terre Haute

This book initiates a dialogue between Marxism and ecological economics. It shows how Marxism can help ecological economics fulfill its commitments to methodological pluralism, inter-disciplinarity, and openness to new visions of structural economic change that confront the current biospheric...
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004148109
Publication date: 
March 2006
€99,00
$119.00

Tony Smith, Iowa State University

This book traces a dialectical ordering of positions in the globalisation debate, with later positions interpreted as responses to “immanent contradictions” implicit in earlier ones. The progression culminates in a Marxian framework addressing the contradictions implicit in all forms of...
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Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004147270
Publication date: 
January 2006
€126,00
$152.00

Lars T. Lih

This commentary to Lenin’s landmark What is to be Done? (1902) provides hitherto unavailable contextual information about Lenin’s outlook and aims that undermines previous interpretations. It challenges established views about Marxism, ‘revolutionary Social Democracy’ and Bolshevism.
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Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004131200
Publication date: 
December 2005
€183,00
$221.00
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004143180
Publication date: 
February 2005
€88,00
$106.00

Matthew Beaumont, University College London

This literary-historical account of late-nineteenth century utopianism offers a fascinating rereading of the fin de siècle in terms of the political futures that were produced in England during a period of cultural upheaval, and marks an original contribution to the Marxist critique of utopian...
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Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004142961
Publication date: 
February 2005
€80,00
$98.00

China Miéville

This book draws on Pashukanis, critical legal studies and the history of international regulation to critique existing theories of international law. It constructs an alternative Marxist approach, and argues that imperialism is intrinsic to international law.
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004131347
Publication date: 
December 2004
€102,00
$122.00

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