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Why Marx was right

Author: Terry Eagleton
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2011.
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In this book, the author takes issue with the prejudice that Marxism is dead and done with. Taking ten of the most common objections to Marxism, that it leads to political tyranny, that it reduces everything to the economic, that it is a form of historical determinism, and so on, he demonstrates in each case what a woeful travesty of Marx's own thought these assumptions are. In a world in which capitalism has been  Read more...
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Named Person: Karl Marx; Karl Marx; Karl Marx; Karl Marx; Karl Marx; Karl Marx
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Eagleton
ISBN: 9780300169430 0300169434 9780300181531 0300181531
OCLC Number: 668403779
Description: xii, 258 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter One --
Chapter Two --
Chapter Three --
Chapter Four --
Chapter Five --
Chapter Six.
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