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Old gods, new enigmas : Marx's lost theory

Author: Mike Davis
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, ©2018 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mike Davis, recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship, has written Old Gods, New Enigmas to tackle the remaining interest of Marx's oeuvre. Although everyone agrees that proletarian agency is at the very core of revolutionary doctrine, one searches in vain for any expanded definition, much less canonical treatment. For this reason, Chapter 1 adopts an indirect strategy: a parallel reading of Marx and other socialist  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Karl Marx; Karl Marx
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Davis
ISBN: 9781788732161 1788732162
OCLC Number: 1014051592
Description: xxiii, 294 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Old gods, new enigmas : notes on revolutionary agency --
Marx's lost theory : the politics of nationalism in 1848 --
The coming desert : Kropotkin, Mars, and the pulse of Asia --
Who will build the ark?
Responsibility: Mike Davis.

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