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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ISSN: 
1570-1522
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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)...
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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.
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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...
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Volume: 
122
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004298521
Expected: 
September 2016
€115,00
$138.00

Reiner Tosstorff, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

Based on extensive archive research, this first comprehensive history of the Red International of Labour Unions looks at the contribution of communism to the international trade union movement in the interwar years.
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Volume: 
120
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236646
Expected: 
September 2016
€269,00
$323.00

Paolo Favilli, Genoa University

In The History of Italian Marxism, Paolo Favilli explores how cultures inspired by Marx and 'Marxism' developed in Italy from the time of the First International up till the eve of the First World War.
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Volume: 
119
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004296954
Expected: 
September 2016
€178,00
$214.00

Kôzô Uno (Translated by Thomas T. Sekine and edited by John R. Bell)

Uno was perhaps the greatest exponent of the Japanese school of Marxist economics. In this book he illustrates how he would present a ‘mid-range’ theory of capitalism, by summarising the three types of economic policy that the bourgeois state successively adopted: mercantilism, liberalism and...
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Volume: 
118
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235557
Expected: 
August 2016
€145,00
$174.00

Darko Suvin, McGill University

Darko Suvin’s ‘X-Ray’ of Socialist Yugoslavia offers an indispensable overview of a unique and often overlooked twentieth-century socialism.
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Volume: 
117
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004306943
Expected: 
August 2016
€165,00
$198.00

Roberto Finelli, Università degli studi Roma Tre. Translated by Peter D. Thomas and Nicola Iannelli Popham.

A Failed Parricide by Roberto Finelli offers an innovative reading of the Marx-Hegel relationship, arguing that the young Marx remained structurally subaltern to Hegel’s distinctive conception of the subject that becomes itself in relation to alterity.
Series: 
Volume: 
116
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269781
E-ISBN: 
9789004307643
Publication date: 
December 2015
€126,00
$163.00

John Bellamy Foster, University of Oregon, and Paul Burkett, Indiana State University, Terre Haute

In Marx and the Earth John Bellamy Foster and Paul Burkett respond to recent ecosocialist criticisms of Marx, offering a full-fledged anti-critique. They thus extend their earlier pioneering work on Marx’s ecology, providing the basis for a new red-green synthesis.
Series: 
Volume: 
115
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229242
E-ISBN: 
9789004288799
Publication date: 
January 2016
€115,00
$149.00

Translated, Annotated, and Introduced by Frederick C. Corney, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

In Trotsky’s Challenge: The ‘Literary Discussion’ of 1924 and the Fight for the Bolshevik Revolution, Corney has translated, annotated, and introduced the major contributions to the infamous Soviet polemic of 1924 triggered by The Lessons of October, his controversial analysis of the revolution.
Series: 
Volume: 
114
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004217256
E-ISBN: 
9789004306660
Publication date: 
December 2015
€226,00
$293.00

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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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