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Historical Dictionary of Marxism

by Elliott Johnson, David Walker & Daniel Gray Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 09, 2014)

The Historical Dictionary of Marxism includes a chronology, introductory essay, and extensive bibliography. The dictionary provides over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, political parties...


The Capitalist Schema: Time, Money, and the Culture of Abstraction

by Christian Lotz Lexington Books (September 09, 2014)

The Capitalist Schema uses marxist philosophy to explain how money frames all social relations in our capitalist world and how money regulates and conditions social references to past and future social life....


Defense for Marx: A New Interpretation of Marxist Philosophy

by Geng Yang, Zhou Cheng & Kizilcec Cem Canut Int. Publishers (July 17, 2014)

A monograph by the Chinese academia expounding on basic opinions of Marxist philosophy, evealing the ignored or forgotten views by the classical textbook system of Marxist philosophy and ystematically demonstrating...


China's Peaceful Rise in a Global Context: A Domestic Aspect of China's Road Map to Democratization

by Jinghao Zhou Lexington Books (April 02, 2010)

China's potential threat to the existing global order is not derived from her rapid economic growth and military expansion, but from China's potential domestic chaos. The workable solution of China's democratization...


Marxism and Urban Culture

by Benjamin Fraser, Les Roberts, Malcolm Alan Compitello & Marc James Léger et al. Lexington Books (April 24, 2014)

Marxism and Urban Culture takes a broad view of Marx’s legacy and—largely in the spirit of Marxist urban geographers Henri Lefebvre and David Harvey—applies that legacy to cultural practices and products...


The Reluctant Combatant: Japan and the Second Sino-Japanese War

by Kitamura Minoru & Lin Si-Yun UPA (April 15, 2014)

The Reluctant Combatant offers proof that Japanese political leaders were reluctant to engage China in a full-scale conflict during the Second Sino-Japanese War. This book reveals that the Communists, the National...


Reelpolitik Ideologies in American Political Film

by Beverly Merrill Kelley Lexington Books (March 22, 2012)

Reelpolitik Ideologies in American Political Film, by Beverly Merrill Kelley, is a unique investigation that advances beyond typical left (liberal) and right (conservative) political distinctions found in most...


Latin America's Radical Left: Challenges and Complexities of Political Power in the Twenty-first Century

by Steve Ellner & William I. Robinson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 28, 2014)

This timely book explores the unique challenges facing the left in Latin America today. The contributors offer clear and comprehensive assessments of the difficult conditions and conflicting forces that have...


Russians: The People behind the Power

by Gregory Feifer Twelve (February 18, 2014)

From former NPR Moscow correspondent Gregory Feifer comes an incisive portrait that draws on vivid personal stories to portray the forces that have shaped the Russian character for centuries-and continue to...


Reform or Revolution and Other Writings

by Rosa Luxemburg Dover Publications (June 14, 2012)

A refutation of revisionist interpretations of Marxist doctrine, the title essay (1899) explains why capitalism can never overcome its internal contradictions and defines the character of the proletarian revolution....


Essential Works of Lenin: "What Is to Be Done?" and Other Writings

by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin Dover Publications (February 07, 2012)

Four most significant works, also including "The Development of Capitalism in Russia," "Imperialism, the Highest State of Capitalism," and "The State and Revolution."


On Religion

by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels Dover Publications (February 14, 2012)

In these letters and essays, the founders of Marxism discuss the origins and essence of religion and offer a thought-provoking introduction to the theoretical basis of proletarian atheism.


Crisis and Commonwealth: Marcuse, Marx, McLaren

by Charles Reitz, Alfred T. Kisubi, Patricia Pollock Brodsky & Lloyd C. Daniel et al. Lexington Books (August 29, 2013)

Crisis and Commonwealth extends the critical theories of Marcuse and Marx to an analysis of the intensifying inequalities symptomatic of our current economic distress. A new foundation for emancipatory practice...


The Ruling Ideas: Bourgeois Political Concepts

by Amy E. Wendling Lexington Books (July 30, 2012)

The concepts that organize our thinking wield, by virtue of this fact, a great deal of political power. This book looks at five concepts whose dominion has increased, steadily, during the bourgeois period of...


Revolution and Genocide in Ethiopia and Cambodia

by Edward Kissi Lexington Books (March 20, 2006)

Revolution and Genocide in Ethiopia and Cambodia is the first comparative study of the Ethiopian and Cambodian revolutions of the early 1970s. One of the few comparative studies of genocide in the Third World,...


Rethinking Mao: Explorations in Mao Zedong's Thought

by Nick Knight Lexington Books (April 16, 2007)

Rethinking Mao offers a innovative perspective on Mao Zedong, the major architect of the Chinese Revolution and leader of the People's Republic of China until his death in 1976. Utilizing a number of recently...


Reclaiming Marx's 'Capital': A Refutation of the Myth of Inconsistency

by Andrew Kliman Lexington Books (December 01, 2006)

This book reclaims Marx's Capital from the myth of inconsistency. An accessible account written for non-specialist readers, it shows that the inconsistencies are actually caused by misinterpretation; the recent...


Uncertain Transition: Ethnographies of Change in the Postsocialist World

by Michael Burawoy Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 01, 2000)

The ethnographies collected here offer a surprising and compelling picture of change in Russia and Eastern Europe found in no other book to date. The collection brings together a wide-ranging group of authors...


The State and Revolution in the Twentieth-Century: Major Social Transformations of Our Time

by Berch Berberoglu Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 25, 2006)

This book provides a comparative-historical analysis of the state and revolution in the twentieth century, focusing on the major socialist revolutions of our time. After examining the competing theories of the...


In Leviathan's Belly: Essays for a Counter-Revolutionary Time

by Darko Suvin Wildside Press (July 30, 2013)

In eleven incisive, biting essays, Marxist philosopher Darko Suvin suggests that "capitalism (and all of us in Leviathan's belly) stands today in the presence of Yeats's rough beast advancing toward Bethlehem,...


World Disorders: Troubled Peace in the Post-Cold War Era

by Stanley Hoffmann Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 22, 2000)

Stanley Hoffmann has remarked that 'It wasn't I who chose to study world politics. World politics forced themselves upon me.' Long one of the field's most distinguished thinkers, Hoffmann brings together in...


Divergent Paths: Hegel in Marxism and Engelsism

by Norman Levine Lexington Books (February 13, 2006)

Divergent Paths is the first in a series of three volumes that explores the historiography of the relationship between Hegel and Marx; it sets the terms of the relationship between Marx and Engels, and explores...


European Socialism: A Concise History with Documents

by William Smaldone Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 05, 2013)

This accessible text offers a concise but comprehensive introduction to European socialism, which arose in the maelstrom of the industrial and democratic revolutions launched in the eighteenth century and has...


Dragon in Ambush: The Art of War in the Poems of Mao Zedong

by Jeremy Ingalls & Allen Wittenborn Lexington Books (May 16, 2013)

Dragon in Ambush opens up Mao Zedong’s poems to a radically new interpretation as the corpus of his political ideology to reveal his grand design for total domination of the Communist Party and of China itself....


The Rise and Fall of Communism

by Archie Brown HarperCollins e-books (June 09, 2009)

“A work of considerable delicacy and nuance….Brown has crafted a readable and judicious account of Communist history…that is both controversial and commonsensical.”

—Salon.com

“Ranging wisely and lucidly...


Painful Birth: How Chile Became a Free and Prosperous Society

by James Rolph Edwards UPA (December 16, 2012)

Painful Birth discusses how Chile escaped becoming a communist state in the late 1970s and transformed into a free and prosperous society. It narrates the events and explains the economic policies, institutional...


An American Stand: Senator Margaret Chase Smith and the Communist Menace, 1948-1972

by Eric R. Crouse Lexington Books (July 17, 2010)

An American Stand: Senator Margaret Chase Smith and the Communist Menace, 1948-1972 focuses on the unique perspective of a female Cold Warrior fascinated with the 'masculine' issue of national security. Avoiding...


Soviet Society in the Era of Late Socialism, 1964-1985

by Gulnaz Sharafutdinova, Neringa Klumbyte, Anna Paretskaya & Larisa Honey et al. Lexington Books (October 18, 2012)

In Soviet Society in the Era of Late Socialism, 1964–85, Neringa Klumbyte and Gulnaz Sharafutdinova bring together scholarship examining the social and cultural life of the USSR and Eastern Europe from 1964...


Getting Past Capitalism: History, Vision, Hope

by Cynthia Kaufman Lexington Books (August 25, 2012)

Getting Past Capitalism begins with a critique of the impacts of capitalism on human society and the environment. By taking a fresh look at what capitalism is and at how it is reproduced, it is able to offer...


Thought Reform and China's Dangerous Classes: Reeducation, Resistance, and the People

by Aminda M. Smith Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 15, 2012)

This book offers the first detailed study of the essential relationship between thought reform and the “dangerous classes”—the prostitutes, beggars, petty criminals, and other “lumpenproletarians”...


Globalization of Communes: 1950-2010

by Yaacov Oved Transaction Publishers (November 02, 2012)

“A scholarly and fascinating look at the concept of the commune around the world, Globalization of Communes: 1950–2010 is a must for anyone who wants to better understand cooperative living in a more impersonal...


Return from Siberia

by John Shallman Skyhorse (August 18, 2020)

In the lead-up to the Bolshevik Revolution, one young revolutionary is condemned to exile in Siberia; a hundred years later, his ancestors discover his story and learn just how much history has repeated itself....


Leopard 2

by David Grummitt Pen and Sword Military (August 30, 2020)

When the Leopard 2, a third-generation main battle tank, first entered service with the Bundeswehr in 1979, at the height of the Cold War, it was indisputably the most advanced and potent tank in the world....


Hidden Hand

by Clive Hamilton & Mareike Ohlberg Oneworld Publications (July 02, 2020)

'Hidden Hand is heavily sourced, crisply written and deeply alarming.' The Times

'This is a remarkable book with a chilling message.' The Guardian

The Chinese Communist Party is determined to reshape the world...


Cold War

by Stephen Twigge Pen and Sword Military (July 30, 2020)

Cold War tells the story of half a century of superpower confrontation from the end of the Second World War to the collapse of the Soviet Union. The book describes in chilling detail the military and ideological...


The Last of Africa's Cold War Conflicts

by Al J Venter Pen and Sword Military (May 30, 2020)

Portugal was the first European country to colonize Africa. It was also the last to leave, almost five centuries later. During the course of what Lisbon called its “civilizing mission in Africa” the Portuguese...


The Socialist Temptation

by Iain Murray Gateway Editions (July 28, 2020)

Socialism is tempting, seductive, alluring. It comes in many forms and speaks in many different ways. It appeals to people who value fairness, who value freedom, and who value security. It comes in many varieties,...


The Specter of Communism

by Melvyn P. Leffler Hill and Wang (March 31, 2011)

The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics.

The Specter of Communism is a concise history of the origins of the Cold War...


Trained to Kill

by Carlos Harrison, Antonio Veciana & David Talbot Skyhorse (April 18, 2017)

Antonio Veciana fought on the front lines of the CIA's decades-long secret war to destroy Fidel Castro, the bearded bogeyman who haunted America's Cold War dreams. It was a time of swirling intrigue, involving...


Alger Hiss: Framed

by Joan Brady Arcade (August 22, 2017)

A clear-eyed investigation into what is probably the biggest, longest cover-up in American history.

As a member of the House Un-American Activities Committee, Richard Nixon led the investigations that first drew...


Red Sorrow

by Nanchu Arcade (March 08, 2012)

At the outbreak of the Cultural Revolution, 13-year-old Nanchu watched Red Guards destroy her home and torture her parents, whom they jailed. She was left to fend for herself and her younger brother. When she...


Kremlin Wives

by Larissa Vasilieva & Cathy Porter Arcade (September 01, 2015)

For over seventy years the Kremlin was the bastion of the all-powerful Soviet rulers. A great deal is known about the men who held millions of fates in their iron grip, yet little is known about the womenthe...


The Journey of Liu Xiaobo

by Yu Zhang, Jie Li, Tienchi Martin-Liao & Joanne Leedom-Ackerman Potomac Books (April 01, 2020)

As a fearless poet and prolific essayist and critic, Liu Xiaobo became one of the most important dissident thinkers in the People's Republic of China. His nonviolent activism steered the nation's prodemocracy...


United States of Socialism

by Dinesh D'Souza All Points Books (June 01, 2020)

The New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller

For those who witnessed the global collapse of socialism, its resurrection in the twenty-first century comes as a surprise,...


No Logo

by Naomi Klein Picador (November 23, 2009)

NO LOGO was an international bestseller and "a movement bible" (The New York Times). Naomi Klein's second book, The Shock Doctrine, was hailed as a "master narrative of our time," and has over a million copies...


Putin's World

by Angela Stent Twelve (February 25, 2019)

From renowned foreign policy expert Angela Stent comes a dissection of how Putin created a paranoid and polarized world -- and increased Russia's status on the global stage.

How did Russia manage to emerge resurgent...


The Great Successor

by Anna Fifield PublicAffairs (June 10, 2019)

The behind-the-scenes story of the rise and reign of the world's strangest and most elusive tyrant, Kim Jong Un, by the journalist with the best connections and insights into the bizarrely dangerous world of...


Escape from Earth

by Fraser MacDonald PublicAffairs (June 24, 2019)

The long-buried truth about the dawn of the Space Age: lies, spies, socialism, and sex magick.

Los Angeles, 1930s: Everyone knows that rockets are just toys, the stuff of cranks and pulp magazines. Nevertheless,...


The Socialist Manifesto

by Bhaskar Sunkara Basic Books (April 29, 2019)

A "razor-sharp" introduction to this political and economic ideology makes a galvanizing argument for modern socialism (Naomi Klein) -- and explains how its core tenets could effect positive change in America...


Marx and Marxism

by Gregory Claeys Bold Type Books (April 23, 2018)

A new biography of Karl Marx, tracing the life of this titanic figure and the legacy of his work

Karl Marx remains the most influential and controversial political thinker in history. He died quietly in 1883...