Twentieth-Century Marxism: A Global Introduction

Twentieth-Century Marxism: A Global Introduction

David M. Walker, Daryl Glaser

Daryl Glaser, David M. Walker (Eds.)

This e-book outlines and assesses the Marxist culture because it constructed within the 20th century, and considers its position and status as we movement into the twenty-first century.

It is split into 3 components analyzing Marxism traditionally, geographically and thematically:

Part 1 analyzes early Marxism in Russia and Europe because it built after the dying of Marx. Lenin, Trotsky, Luxemburg, Kautsky, Bernstein and the varsity of suggestion linked to them are all examined

Part 2 offers with thinkers, debates and activities that the early Marxism desirous about partly one, and contains chapters on Marxism in Europe, the Soviet Union, Africa, Asia and Latin America

Part three is anxious with extra modern debates relating to Marxism and its status and position at the present time. The chapters during this part think of a number of topics together with the connection among concept and perform in Marxism, democratic process and liberties, Marxism as an monetary critique of capitalism and Marxist methodology.

Twentieth Century Marxism isn't really an introspective dialogue of Marxism that might be of curiosity in simple terms to a constrained variety of experts. relatively, it offers a considerate and stimulating contribution to debates concerning the position of Marxism at the present time and its destiny direction.


'This interesting advent to international Marxism surveys the most important political divisions, geographical settings, and highbrow concerns that arose within the 20th century and at the moment are due for evaluation. The participants are either informative and perceptive, overlaying the total diversity of theories, events and debates. the amount is very robust on African and Asian settings, in addition to Latin the United States. Marx and Engels directed their message to the staff of the area, and this booklet does a very good task displaying how and the place this message used to be obtained and pursued.' - Terrell Carver, Professor of Political thought, college of Bristol, UK

'An first-class survey. the entire participants are said specialists of their fields who write in actual fact and with authority. blending chronological, geographical and thematic ways, this wide-ranging booklet is as accomplished as may be wished.' - David McLellan, Professor of Political concept, Goldsmiths collage, collage of London, UK

'This is a really good conceived and good balanced assortment, produced through authors who're all specialists within the parts on which they write. a number of the contributions disguise the foremost geographical parts during which models of Marxism have been built. the most controversies of the century are good represented, including a few clever dialogue of the probabilities of Marxism within the 21st-century. The writing is easy sufficient for the reader with out nice wisdom of Marxism to persist with, however the a number of chapters have still very much to supply the specialist reader.' - Mark Cowling, Reader in Criminology, collage of Teesside. Convener, Political stories organization Marxism expert staff, Editor, reviews in Marxism

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