Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies

Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies


In Marx on the Margins, Kevin Anderson uncovers a number of huge yet missed texts via Marx that solid what we suggestion we knew approximately his paintings in a startlingly diverse gentle. reading various Marx’s writings, together with journalistic paintings written for the New York Tribune, Anderson offers us with a Marx rather at odds with traditional interpretations. instead of offering us with an account of Marx as an completely class-based philosopher, Anderson the following bargains a portrait of Marx for the twenty-first century: a world theorist whose social critique used to be delicate to the different types of human social and historic improvement, together with not only classification, yet nationalism, race, and ethnicity, in addition. via hugely trained readings of labor starting from Marx’s unpublished 1879–82 notebooks to his passionate writings in regards to the antislavery reason within the usa, this quantity gives you a groundbreaking and canon-changing imaginative and prescient of Karl Marx that's certain to galvanize full of life debate in Marxist scholarship and past. For this increased version, Anderson has written a brand new preface that discusses the extra 1879–82 laptop fabric, in addition to the impact of the Russian-American thinker Raya Dunayevskaya on his thinking.

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