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Marxism & freedom : from 1776 until today

Marxism & freedom : from 1776 until today

Author: Raya Dunayevskaya
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Humanity Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this classic exposition of Marxist thought, Raya Dunayevskaya, with clarity and great insight, traces the development and explains the essential features of Marx's analysis of history. Using as her point of departure the Industrial and French Revolutions, the European upheavals of 1848, the American Civil War, and the Paris Commune of 1871, Dunayevskaya shows how Marx, inspired by these events, adapted Hegel's

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dunayevskaya, Raya.
Marxism & freedom.
Amherst, N.Y. : Humanity Books, 2000
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raya Dunayevskaya
ISBN: 1573928194 9781573928199
OCLC Number: 43318959
Notes: Originally published: New York : Bookman Associates, [1958].
Description: xxv, 388 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Joel Kovel --
Preface / Herbert Marcuse --
Introduction to Morningside Edition --
Dialectics of Revolution: American Roots and Marx's World Humanist Concepts --
Pt. I. From Practice to Theory: 1776 to 1848 --
Ch. I. The Age of Revolutions: Industrial, Social-Political, Intellectual --
Ch. II. Classical Political Economy, the Revolts of the Workers, and the Utopian Socialists --
Ch. III. A New Humanism: Marx's early economic-philosophic writings --
Pt. II. Worker and Intellectual at a Turning Point in History: 1848 to 1861 --
Ch. IV. Worker, Intellectual, and the State --
Pt. III. Marxism: The Unity of Theory and Practice --
Ch. V. The Impact of the Civil War in the United States on the Structure of CAPITAL --
Ch. VI. The Paris Commune Illuminates and Deepens the Content of CAPITAL --
Ch. VII. The Humanism and Dialectic of CAPITAL, Volume I, 1867 to 1883 --
Ch. VIII. The Logic and Scope of CAPITAL, Volumes II and III --
Ch. IX. The Second International, 1889 to 1914 --
Pt. IV. World War I and the Great Divide in Marxism --
Ch. X. The Collapse of the Second International and the Break in Lenin's Thought --
Ch. XI. Forms of Organization: The Relationship of the Spontaneous Self-Organization of the Proletariat to the "Vanguard Party" --
Ch. XII. What Happens After --
Pt. V. The Problem of Our Age: State Capitalism vs. Freedom --
Ch. XIII. Russian State Capitalism vs. Worker's Revolt --
Ch. XIV. Stalin --
Ch. XV. The Beginning of the End of Russian Totalitarianism --
Ch. XVI. Automation and the New Humanism --
Ch. XVII. The Challenge of Mao Tse-Tung. In Place of a Conclusion: Two Kinds of Objectivity --
Ch. XVIII. Cultural Revolution or Maoist Reaction?
Other Titles: Marxism and freedom
Responsibility: Raya Dunayevskaya ; with a preface by Herbert Marcuse, and a new foreword by Joel Kovel.


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