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
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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.
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Volume: 
136
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269798
Expected: 
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
Expected: 
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
Expected: 
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
Expected: 
November 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
Expected: 
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

Giuseppe Cospito, University of Pavia. Translated by Arianna Ponzini

The book provides a diachronic analysis of the origins and development of the main theoretical-political categories in Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks.
Series: 
Volume: 
130
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004266322
E-ISBN: 
9789004326903
Expected: 
September 2016
€135,00
$162.00

Alastair Davidson, Monash University, Australia

This biography lifts the study of Gramsci away from the sterile debate about whether he was or was not a Leninist and offers a fully integrated account of the life and work of one of the great figures of international Marxism.
Series: 
Volume: 
129
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004326293
Expected: 
October 2016
€139,00
$167.00

Adrian Rifkin. Edited by Steve Edwards

From the travails of art critical language in the late eighteenth century to the upheaval of the Paris Commune of 1871, from neo-classical art criticism to the Paris Commune of 1871, from Bizet's Carmen and Edith Piaf's song to the culture of gay cruising, these essays map a work outside discipline.
Series: 
Volume: 
128
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231887
Expected: 
November 2016
€199,00
$239.00

Dan La Botz, Murphy Institute – City University of New York (CUNY)

This volume is a valuable re-assessment of the Nicaraguan Revolution by a Marxist historian of Latin American political history. It shows that the FSLN’s lack of commitment to democracy was a key factor in the way that the revolution went awry.
Series: 
Volume: 
127
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004291300
E-ISBN: 
9789004291317
Publication date: 
September 2016
€154,00
$185.00

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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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