Historical Materialism Book Series

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

Series Type: 
Series
ISSN: 
1570-1522
Imprint: 

Jonathan Martineau, Université du Québec à Montréal and Condordia University

In Time, Capitalism and Alienation, Jonathan Martineau provides a socio-historical analysis of the modern temporal regime and its relationship to capitalist development, from the innovation of the clock until the advent of World Standard Time.
Series: 
Volume: 
96
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249738
Expected: 
May 2015
€93,00
$120.00

Cathy Bergin, University of Brighton

The book is an examination of the impact of Communism on a generation of African American writers and a consideration of how African American identity in three novels is constructed in relation to the political ideology of the Communist Party.
Series: 
Volume: 
95
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004263727
Expected: 
May 2015
€99,00
$128.00

Dave Beech, Chelsea College of Art

Art and Value is the first comprehensive analysis of art's economics. Key debates in classical, neoclassical and Marxist theories of art are subjected to an exacting critique. The book concludes with a new Marxist theory of art's economic exceptionalism.
Series: 
Volume: 
94
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288140
Publication date: 
March 2015
€139,00
$180.00

Robert Heynen, York University

In Degeneration and Revolution Robert Heynen offers a reconceptualization of the impacts of ideas of degeneration in Weimar Germany (1914–33), in particular on the complex and often contradictory political and cultural responses of the radical left.
Series: 
Volume: 
93
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004276260
Publication date: 
March 2015
€179,00
$232.00

Peter Drucker, International Institute for Research and Education

Warped: Gay Normality and Queer Anti-Capitalism shows how the successive 'same-sex formations' of the past century and a half have led to both gay 'normality' and queer resistance. It sees sexual rebellions and queer social justice struggles as harbingers of a queer anti-capitalism.
Series: 
Volume: 
92
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223912
E-ISBN: 
9789004288119
Publication date: 
February 2015
€139,00
$180.00

Edited and translated by John Riddell, York University, Toronto

For the first time in English, more than 1,000 pages of debate, decisions, and background exchanges at the most controversial of Communist world congresses held in Lenin’s lifetime. With an analytic introduction, detailed footnotes, 430 biographic notes, glossary, chronology, index.
Series: 
Volume: 
91
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288027
E-ISBN: 
9789004288034
Publication date: 
February 2015
€399,00
$517.00

Barbara C. Allen, La Salle University

In Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885-1937: Life of an Old Bolshevik, Barbara Allen recounts the political formation and positions of Russian Communist, trade unionist, and Workers’ Opposition leader, Alexander Shlyapnikov. Allen's compelling account draws on extensive research in Soviet...
Series: 
Volume: 
90
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248533
E-ISBN: 
9789004248540
Publication date: 
January 2015
€129,00
$167.00

Edited by Alexander Anievas, University of Cambridge

Cataclysm 1914 brings together a number of prominent leftist scholars from a variety of fields to explore the many aspects of the origins, trajectories and consequences of the First World War and its impact in the making of modern world politics.
Series: 
Volume: 
89
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262676
E-ISBN: 
9789004262683
Publication date: 
February 2015
€139,00
$180.00

Francisco Fernández Buey. Translated by Nicholas Gray

In Reading Gramsci, Francisco Fernández Buey reveals the enduring relevance of Gramsci’s reflections on politics, philosophy, language and the ethics of revolutionary engagement for those who wish to understand and transform ‘the vast and terrible world’ of capital.
Series: 
Volume: 
88
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223561
E-ISBN: 
9789004231368
Publication date: 
November 2014
€99,00
$128.00

Stefan Gandler, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro

In Critical Marxism in Mexico, Stefan Gandler – coming from the Frankfurt School-tradition – offers an account of the life and philosophy of Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez and Bolívar Echeverría, former senior faculty members at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de M&...
Series: 
Volume: 
87
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004224285
Publication date: 
January 2015
€139,00
$180.00

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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...
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