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)

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Series
ISSN: 
1570-1522
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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.
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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.
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Volume: 
132
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004287617
Expected: 
November 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...
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Volume: 
131
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004255470
Expected: 
October 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.
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Volume: 
130
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004266322
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: 
September 2016
€139,00
$167.00

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
Expected: 
September 2016
€154,00
$185.00

Patrick Murray, Creighton University

The Mismeasure of Wealth: Essays on Marx and Social Form gathers Patrick Murray’s essays reinterpreting Marx and Marxian theory published since his Marx’s Theory of Scientific Knowledge (1988), along with a previously unpublished essay and an introduction.
Series: 
Volume: 
126
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231016
Expected: 
September 2016
€189,00
$227.00

Edited by Agon Hamza

This volume will attempt to explore the theological implications of the political and philosophical thought of Althusser. The return to Althusser’s theological writings is indeed a timely intervention because of 1) the continued impact of the (post)secular orientation and vulgar atheism, and 2)...
Series: 
Volume: 
124
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004291546
Expected: 
September 2016
€110,00
$132.00

Martyn Ives

In Reform, Revolution and Direct Action amongst British Miners, Martyn Ives reveals the full extent of the astonishing militancy of 1919, when revolutionaries led unofficial rank and file movements against government, mine owners and trade union leaders.
Series: 
Volume: 
123
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004297012
Expected: 
September 2016
€139,00
$167.00

Loren Goldner

The historical studies presented here examine four ideologies—Leninism, Trotskyism, anarchism , and anti-imperialism— still with us, if diffusely. They attempt to overcome the legacies of the Second, Third and Fourth Internationals, and of “real existing socialism”, in the Soviet Union and...
Series: 
Volume: 
122
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004298521
Expected: 
September 2016
€115,00
$138.00

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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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