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Revolutionary Studies: Essays in Plain Marxism

Author: Paul Le Blanc

Haymarket Books, 2018

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Revolutionary Studies explores the relevance of Marxism to emancipatory politics through a critical examination of core concepts and key twentieth-century revolutionary figures and movements.

The first part of Revolutionary Studies explores definitions of the working class, social identities, democracy, capitalism, and socialism. The second applies these understandings to the Russian, Chinese, Nicaraguan, Indian, and South African revolutionary and post-revolutionary experiences. The third engages with the lives and the ideas of five important figures associated with Marxism: Georg Lukács, Antonio Gramsci, James Burnham, Dennis Brutus, and Daniel Bensaïd.

Revolutionary Studies is rigorously and clearly written for anyone wanting to understand the interrelationship between revolutionary theory and revolutionary practice.

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Cover of Paul Le Blanc's book Revolutionary Studies: Essays in Plain Marxism. Cover contains author and title in black text in a white circle on top of a black and white swirled design