Historical Materialism Book Series

Editorial Board:
Sébastien Budgen (Paris),
David Broder (Rome),
Steve Edwards (London),
Juan Grigera (London),
Marcel van der Linden (Amsterdam),
Peter Thomas (London)

Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
1570-1522
Imprint: 

Ralf Hoffrogge, Ruhr-University Bochum

This biography of Werner Scholem (1895–1940), former Zionist activist and later chief organiser of the German Communist Party, sheds new light on German-Jewish relations in the Weimar Republic, focussing on a revolutionary’s lifelong struggle against Anti-Semitism.
Series: 
Volume: 
141
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004309524
Expected: 
August 2017
€188,00
$217.00

Henry Heller, University of Manitoba

This text reasserts the Marxist view of the French Revolution as a bourgeois and capitalist revolution. Based mainly on articles published in the journal Historical Materialism it challenges the still dominant revisionist view of the French Revolution.
Series: 
Volume: 
140
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004296978
Expected: 
August 2017
€115,00
$133.00

Brian Winkenweder, Linfield College

Art History as Social Praxis: The Collected Writings of David Craven brings together more than thirty essays that chart the development of Craven’s voice as an unorthodox Marxist who applied historical materialism to the study of modern art.
Series: 
Volume: 
139
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235854
Expected: 
September 2017
€143,00
$165.00

Luiz Renato Martins. Edited and Introduced by Steve Edwards

In The Conspiracy of Modern Art the Brazilian critic and art-historian Luiz Renato Martins draws on Marxist theory to invite us to see familiar pictures anew.
Series: 
Volume: 
137
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004280045
Publication date: 
March 2017
€119,00
$137.00

Jan Hoff. Translated by Nicholas Gray

In his study Jan Hoff charts the new and unprecedented global boost that has been experienced by critical Marxism since the mid-1960s.
Series: 
Volume: 
136
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269798
E-ISBN: 
9789004270923
Publication date: 
November 2016
€149,00
$179.00

Andrew Hemingway, University College London

In this collection of classic and newly-published essays, Andrew Hemingway exposes the voices of competing class interest in British aesthetics and art theory in the Romantic period and provides fresh insights into landscape paintings by Constable, Turner and others.
Series: 
Volume: 
135
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269002
E-ISBN: 
9789004269019
Publication date: 
December 2016
€184,00
$221.00

Costas Lapavitsas, SOAS, University of London

The work of Costas Lapavitsas on money and finance develops Marxist monetary theory offering fresh insight into contemporary capitalism. It is fully conversant with the history of political economy, mainstream economic theory and the empirical reality of financialisation.
Series: 
Volume: 
134
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004272705
E-ISBN: 
9789004272712
Publication date: 
November 2016
€138,00
$166.00

Dario Azzellini, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

In Communes and Workers' Control in Venezuela: Building 21st Century Socialism from Below Dario Azzellini offers an account of the Bolivarian Revolution from below with extensive empirical examples and original voices from movements, communal councils, communes and workers.
Series: 
Volume: 
133
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300118
E-ISBN: 
9789004331754
Publication date: 
October 2016
€121,00
$145.00

Daniel Hartley, University of Leeds

This book develops a Marxist theory of literary style via a critical investigation of the work of Raymond Williams, Terry Eagleton and Fredric Jameson.
Series: 
Volume: 
132
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004287617
E-ISBN: 
9789004287624
Publication date: 
October 2016
€121,00
$145.00

François Chesnais, Université-Paris Nord

In Finance Capital Today, François Chesnais analyses the specific features of contemporary capitalism, notably its truly global nature and its financialisation, calling on Marxist analyses of the concentration, centralisation and globalisation of capital and Marx’s theory of interest-bearing and...
Series: 
Volume: 
131
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255470
E-ISBN: 
9789004255487
Publication date: 
September 2016
€127,00
$152.00

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Edited by Tyrus Miller, University of California at Santa Cruz and Erik Bachman, University of California at Santa Cruz

The image of György Lukács’s work, especially in the English-speaking world, has been limited by the absence of translations of some of the most significant writing. The Lukács Library seeks to fill out the picture of Lukács’s massively productive and diverse writing and to correct the reception...
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Edited by Evgeni V. Pavlov, Metropolitan State University of Denver and David G. Rowley, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

In Bogdanov Library ten volumes of English translations of the major theoretical and polemical works of the Russian Social-Democrat, Alexander Bogdanov (Alexander A. Malinovsky, 1873-1928) will be published.
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