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The meaning of Marxism

Author: Paul D'Amato
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Haymarket Books, 2006.
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"This book is a lively and accessible introduction to the ideas of Karl Marx, as well as other key Marxists, with historical and contemporary examples. The Meaning of Marxism shows that a "radical, fundamental transformation of existing society" is indeed not only possible, but urgently necessary."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
D'Amato, Paul.
Meaning of Marxism.
Chicago, Ill. : Haymarket Books, 2006
(OCoLC)891648260
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul D'Amato
ISBN: 9781931859295 1931859299
OCLC Number: 74492014
Description: 254 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: the relevance of Marxism --
From millenarianism to Marx --
Marx's materialist method --
The Marxist view of history --
Marxist economics: how capitalism works, and how it doesn't --
No power greater--the working class --
Democracy, reform, and revolution --
The need for socialist organization --
Russia: the God that failed? --
Imperialism, nationalism, and war --
Marxism and oppression --
Capitalism and the environment --
But what about--?: arguments against socialism --
Can it happen here? --
Imagine--
the future socialist society --
Conclusion: the point is to change it.
Responsibility: Paul D'Amato.
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"This book is a lively and accessible introduction to the ideas of Karl Marx, as well as other key Marxists, with historical and contemporary examples. The Meaning of Marxism shows that a "radical, fundamental transformation of existing society" is indeed not only possible, but urgently necessary."--Jacket.

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