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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ISSN: 
1570-1522
Volume: 
125

Jairus Banaji, SOAS, University of London

The twelve essays in this book demonstrate the importance of bringing history back into historical materialism. They combine the discussion of Marx's categories with historical work on a wide range of themes and periods (the early middle ages, 'Asiatic' regimes, agrarian capitalism, etc.).
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Volume: 
25
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004183681
E-ISBN: 
9789004183728
Publication date: 
March 2010
€121,00
$145.00

Peter D. Thomas, Brunel University

Drawing on the rich recent season of Gramscian philological studies, this book offers a reconsideration of Gramsci's theory of the state and concept of philosophy, arguing that a renewal of the 'philosophy of praxis' constitutes a necessary element in the contemporary revitalisation of Marxism.
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Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004167711
E-ISBN: 
9789047443025
Publication date: 
July 2009
€149,00
$180.00

Mikko Lahtinen, University of Tampere. Translated by Gareth Griffiths and Kristina Köhli

The main argument of the book is that for French philosopher Louis Althusser it was essential to reflect on how the conjunctural understanding of history and reality could offer a theoretical starting point for a subversive political strategy and intervention.
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Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176508
E-ISBN: 
9789047429944
Publication date: 
June 2009
€127,00
$153.00

Roland Boer, University of Newcastle, Australia

Criticism of Religion asks why and how some of the leading Marxist critics deal with the question of religion and theology. It offers a spirited critical commentary on the work of Lucien Goldmann, Fredric Jameson, Rosa Luxemburg, Karl Kautsky, Julia Kristeva, Alain Badiou, Giorgio Agamben, Georg...
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Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176461
E-ISBN: 
9789047429906
Publication date: 
June 2009
€127,00
$153.00

Edited and translated by Richard B. Day, University of Toronto, Canada, and Daniel Gaido, National Research Council (Conicet), Argentina

The theory of Permanent Revolution has been associated with Leon Trotsky for more than a century. The documents in this volume demonstrate that Trotsky was one of several participants in a debate over Permanent Revolution from 1903-1907. The volume reassembles that debate and provides new...
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Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004167704
E-ISBN: 
9789047441939
Publication date: 
February 2009
€232,00
$279.00

Michael A. Lebowitz, Simon Fraser University (emiritus)

Combining Marx’s focus upon the totality (and its appearance as capitals in competition) with specific applications in political economy, Following Marx demonstrates how the failure to understand Marx’s method has led astray many who consider themselves Marxists.
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004149427
E-ISBN: 
9789047441854
Publication date: 
April 2009
€110,00
$133.00

Edited and Introduced by Paul Blackledge and Neil Davidson

This selection of Alasdair MacIntyre’s early writings on Marxism and ethics aims both to fill a gap in the academic literature on MacIntyre’s ethical theory, and to offer a contribution to more recent debates on the ethics of revolution.
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004166219
E-ISBN: 
9789047433286
Publication date: 
February 2008
€127,00
$153.00

Roland Boer, Monash University, Melbourne

Why do some of the major Marxists of the twentieth century engage extensively with theology? What is the influence on their other work? This book explores the intersections between Marxism and theology in the work of Ernst Bloch, Walter Benjamin, Louis Althusser, Henri Lefebvre, Antonio Gramsci,...
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004161115
E-ISBN: 
9789047421283
Publication date: 
August 2007
€132,00
$160.00

Marcel van der Linden, International Institute of Social History and University of Amsterdam. Translated by Jurriaan Bendien

If the Soviet Union did not have a socialist society, then how should its nature be understood? The present book presents the first comprehensive appraisal of the debates on this problem, which was so central to twentieth-century Marxism.
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004158757
E-ISBN: 
9789047420804
Publication date: 
June 2007
€121,00
$145.00

Edited by Jacques Bidet, University of Paris-X and Stathis Kouvelakis, King's College London

International and interdisciplinary in range and scope, the Critical Companion to Contemporary Marxism provides a thorough and precise panorama of recent developments in Marxist theory in the US, Europe and beyond.
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004145986
E-ISBN: 
9789047423607
Publication date: 
December 2007
€232,00
$279.00

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