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Studies in Marxist historical theory.

Studies in Marxist historical theory.

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Published by Wesleyan University Press in Middletown, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marx, Karl, -- 1818-1883,
  • History -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHistory and theory -- 20
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [357]-449 ;
    Number of Pages449
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16676542M

    And so the graduate student of the social sciences who aims to acquire expertise in “Marxist theory” will find her course of study to more closely resemble that of a literature student than a student of molecular biology with an open-ended set of encounters with great works than a . Dialectical materialism is the world outlook of the Marxist-Leninist party. It is called dialectical materialism because its approach to the phenomena of nature, its method of studying and apprehending them, is dialectical, while its interpretation of the phenomena of nature, its conception of these phenomena, its theory, is materialistic.

    Marxism - Marxism - German Marxism after Engels: The theoretical leadership after Engels was taken by Karl Kautsky, editor of the official organ of the German Social Democratic Party, Die Neue Zeit. He wrote Karl Marx’ ökonomische Lehren (; The Economic Doctrines of Karl Marx), in which the work of Marx is presented as essentially an economic theory.   Marx’s own writing. James Muldoon, University of Exeter. The long history of brutal, totalitarian “Marxist” regimes around the world has left many people with the impression that Marx .

    Series: Studies in Marxism and Social Theory Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: (25MB) Karl Marx’s Theory of Ideas. (Historical Materialism Book) Author(s): Paul Burkett. Year: (1MB) Herbert Marcuse and the Crisis of Marxism. Author(s): Douglas Kellner. Year: (MB) Jean Baudrillard: From Marxism to Postmodernism. Cultural studies is an academic field grounded in critical theory and literary criticism. It generally concerns the political nature of contemporary culture, as well as its past historical precedents, conflicts, and issues. It is, to this extent, largely distinguished from cultural anthropology and ethnic studies in both objective and methodology.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Studies in Marxist historical theory. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, © (OCoLC) The books in the series are intended to exemplify a new paradigm in the study of Marxist social theory. They will not be dogmatic or purely exegetical in approach.

Rather, they will examine and develop the theory pioneered by Marx, in the light of the intervening history, and with the tools of non-Marxist social science and philosophy.

Lukács had a massive influence on Western Marxism, and for good reason; History and Class Consciousness: Studies in Marxist Dialectics is undoubtedly his greatest work.

His theory of reification, the unique position of the proletariat as subject-object within history, and his constant attempts to draw attention to the influence Hegel had on 4/5.

Wellred Books 27 March With the ongoing coronavirus crisis sparking a global economic crisis, there has never been a better time to study Marxist theory. Given this, Wellred Books, the publishing house and bookshop of the International Marxist Tendency, are running discounts on all books. Book Description.

This book, first published in and revised inis both a critical study of a body of thought and an historical account of how Marxist theory arose from the context of European history in the 19 th century. It traces the development of socialist thought from the French to the Russian Revolutions and attempts to show in what manner the political and intellectual.

Marxist historiography. These historians, who were generally Progressives in politics, emphasized the importance of class conflict and the power of economic interests in their studies, revealing the influence of Karl Marx (–83).

Marx and Friedrich Engels (–95) worked together in almost total isolation, and when Marx died it would have been difficult for a casual observer not to.

At a time when even much of the political left seems to believe that transnational capitalism is here to stay, Marxism, Modernity and Postcolonial Studies refuses to accept the inevitability of the so-called 'New World Order'. By giving substantial attention to topics such as globalisation, racism, and modernity, it provides a specifically Marxist intervention into postcolonial and cultural 4/5(1).

In book: The Oxford History of Historical Writing, vol. 5: Historical Writing Since(pp) Marx’s theory of history as a process of. class struggles, or Herder’s theory of. Marx’s basic philosophy, theory of history, and critique of political economy; it distinguishes more critical and more optimistic variants of Marxist theory; and it then shows how these ideas have been used in the analysis of key organizational forms, contrasting Marxist versus non-Marxist approaches and critical versus optimistic versions.

This book signals a series of shifts in Anderson’s epistemology, politics, themes, and style, deviating significantly from his trilogy on the history of Marxism. The first half of this book is focused on Marxist thought in the mids, but in the next chapters, Anderson discusses intellectual developments among non-Marxist thinkers.

The truly refreshing part of this book was its approach: Elster spoke using not philosophical or economic language, but the general social sciences language.

I was hard pressed to disagree with any of his main notions, especially his quick and incisive dissections of Marxian notions of diminishing dynamic efficiency and the theory of by:   For Marxist media studies, books in the Anthologies section of this bibliography have useful introductions, prefacing, and contexting materials that are also good for getting started on an overview of the field.

Arvon, Henri. Marxist Esthetics. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, E. The terms mentioned in Marx’s theory of Historical materialism: 1. Social relations, over and above individuals: Marx says that as a general principle, the production of material requirements of life, which is a very basic necessity of all societies; compel individuals to enter into definite social relations that are independent of their will.

Let’s move on to your second book about Marx, David McLellan’s Karl Marx: His Life and Thought (). This is jumping forward quite a bit. Berlin made the study of Marx intellectually respectable because he was an Oxford academic and went on to greater things. His book. Marxist Approaches.

The book that best illustrates the thinking that drew geographers to Marxist theory was Harvey's Social Justice and the City ().

A key event also was the founding of Antipode: a Radical Journal of Geography in at Clark University in the USA. Harvey's book charts and explains a shift in his thinking from liberal. What is Marxist Theory in Literature Marxist theory or Marxist criticism is one of the theories that can be used in literary theory is based on the ideologies of Karl Marx, a German philosopher who criticized the inherent injustice in the European class/capitalist system of economics operating in the 19 th Century.

Marx viewed history as a series of struggles between. This book presents a systematic challenge to the widely-held view that Marxism is unable to deal adequately with environmental issues.

Jonathan Hughes responds to criticisms of Marx's theory of history from environmental theorists, and offers an interpretation and reconstruction of key Marxian concepts, designed to show that the theory need not have harmful ecological by: This book should be read by historians, students of cultural, social and political theory and anti-capitalist book defends the Marxist theory of history through, first, a critique of its empiricist and postmodern critics, second, a practical demonstration of the power of Marxist historical writings, and, third, a survey of the.

Marxist literary criticism is becoming increasingly important in Europe as a whole, and interest in the subject is rapidly growing in this country.

In this book, Dr. Eagleton analyses the major issues that the subject presents, discussing the writing of Marx and Engels themselves and the work of such critics as Plekhanov, Trotsky, Lenin, Lukacs, Goldmann, Caudwell, Benjamin and Brecht.

Historical Materialism is a Marxist journal, appearing 4 times a year, based in London. Founded in it asserts that, not withstanding the variety of its practical and theoretical articulations, Marxism constitutes the most fertile conceptual framework for analysing social phenomena, with an.

Frow's book is a novel contribution to Marxist literary theory, proposing a reconciliation of formalism and historicism in order to establish the basis for a new literary history.

Frow seeks to define the strengths and the limitations of this tradition and then to extend its. These books are important contributions to Marxist theory and history, but they assume some familiarity with academic debates.

If you don’t have that background (even if you do!) Heller’s latest book, A Marxist History of Capitalism, is the place to start. He wrote it “for the general public and university students,” and, although he.If the theory of alienation, the labor theory of value (particularly the discussion of exploitation), and the materialist conception of history are the most interest and have the greatest impact on undergraduates, it is Marx's philosophy, the critique of bourgeois ideology, the theory of the state, and his method that graduate students seem to.