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  • How Revolutionary Were the Bourgeois Revolutions?

    A historical defense of the concept of bourgeois revolution, from the sixteenth century to the twentieth.
  • The Revolution Besieged

    The last installment of Tony Cliff's biography of Russian revolutionary V.I. Lenin, available for the first time in the U.S.
  • Selections from Cultural Writings

    The most comprehensive collection of Antonio Gramsci's writings on the relationship between culture and politics available in the English language.
  • Detroit: I Do Mind Dying

    Black autoworkers fight back against exploitation and oppression on the shop floors in the '60s and '70s.
  • Marx in Soho

    Marx in Soho is a brilliant introduction to Marx's life, his analysis of society, and his passion for radical change.
  • On Changing the World

    Michael Löwy highlights the cultural, “spiritual,” and ethical dimensions of Marxist thought largely neglected by most of the existing literature.
  • The Stalinist Legacy

    Edited by Tariq Ali
    Tariq Ali, Isaac Deutscher, Ernest Mandel, and others analyze the nature of Stalinism, and its continuing impact on world politics.
  • Marxism, Orientalism, Cosmopolitanism

    Erudite, incisive, and innovative, the essays provide an insightful examination of key themes in Middle East and Marxist scholarship.
  • Holding Fast to an Image of the Past

    Davidson discusses how Marxism can retain a sense of historical tradition without becoming fossilized.
  • Unfinished Leninism

    A stimulating collection of essays on the revolutionary socialist Vladimir Lenin that survey fierce controversies over his life and ideas.
  • Marx's Capital Illustrated

    This beginners guide to Capital illustrates the key concepts, humour, and immense vitality to be enjoyed in Marx's great work.
  • Marx and Nature

    Marx’s treatment of natural conditions possesses an inner logic, coherence, and analytical power which has not been previously recognized
  • Leon Trotsky and the Organizational Principles of the Revolutionary Party

    Trotsky’s own words on revolutionary organization, from 1917 to 1940, highlight the dynamics of democratic initiative and principled centralism.
  • A Great and Terrible World

    This edition of letters by Antonio Gramsci vividly evokes the 'great and terrible world' in which he lived.
  • State and Revolution

    As both historical document and political statement, State and Revolution's importance can hardly be exaggerated.
  • Ecosocialism

    Revolutionary ideas and strategies to save the planet.
  • Clara Zetkin

    Essays and speeches from 1889–1933, long unavailable in the US, on women's equality, labor, peace, and socialism.
  • The Mandate of Heaven

    The essential Marxist history of China under Mao.
  • We Cannot Escape History

    The latest collection of essays from the Deutscher Prize winning Marxist scholar, Neil Davidson.
  • Socialism . . . Seriously

    A funny and accessible introduction to socialism.
  • Voices of Liberation

    A perfect introduction to one of the most influential figures in the fields of post-colonial studies, critical theory, and Marxism.
  • Wilhelm Liebknecht and German Social Democracy

    Edited by William A Pelz
    Key writings and speeches by one of the major figures of the labor movement of the 19th century.
  • Nation-States

    Davidson argues that a Marxist understanding of the meaning of contemporary nation-states must begin from the inseparable connections between them.
  • From Marx to Gramsci

    Edited by Paul Le Blanc
    A comprehensive course in the contributions of key figures to the Marxist tradition.