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Historical Dictionary of Marxism

by Elliott Johnson, David Walker & Daniel Gray

The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Marxism covers the history of Marxism through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced...

The Capitalist Schema

by Christian Lotz

Christian Lotz argues that Immanuel Kant’s idea of a mental schematism, which gives the human mind access to a stable reality, can be interpreted as a social concept, which, using Karl Marx, the author identifies...

China's Peaceful Rise in a Global Context

by Jinghao Zhou

China's rise has become inevitable, but there is no agreement about whether China will rise peacefully or pose a threat to the United States. The author asserts that both theories of 'China threat' and 'peaceful...

The Reluctant Combatant

by Kitamura Minoru & Lin Si-Yun

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 identifies several key aspects of the...

Reelpolitik Ideologies in American Political Film

by Beverly Merrill Kelley

In Reelpolitik Ideologies in American Political Film, Beverly Merrill Kelley examines more than a century of political movie history, providing a thorough historical background for diametrically opposed political...

Chávez’s Legacy

by Ari Chaplin

Chavez’s Legacy: The Transformation from Democracy to a Mafia State refutes the claim that Chavez’s regime corrected the errors of Soviet Communism. This book traces Venezuela’s communist transformation...

On Anarchism

by Noam Chomsky

The definitive primer on anarchist thought and practice, from the thinker the New York Times Book Review calls “the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet”

“The essence of anarchism [is]...

The Ruling Ideas

by Amy E. Wendling

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

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 developing...

Rethinking Mao

by Nick Knight

Rethinking Mao offers an innovative perspective on the thought of 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...

Reclaiming Marx's 'Capital'

by Andrew Kliman

This book seeks to reclaim Capital from the myth of internal inconsistency, a myth that serves to justify the censorship of Marx's critique of political economy and present-day research based upon it. Andrew...

Uncertain Transition

by Michael Burawoy

The ethnographies collected here offer a surprising and compelling picture of change in Russia and Eastern Europe found in no other book to date. Looking at the everyday processes by which individuals and groups...

In Leviathan's Belly

by Darko Suvin

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,...

Divergent Paths

by Norman Levine

Divergent Paths is the first volume of a groundbreaking three-volume work. Its purpose is to explore the relationship between Hegel and Marx; to define the relationship between Hegel and Engels; and to distinguish...

Dragon in Ambush

by Jeremy Ingalls & Allen Wittenborn

Dragon in Ambush by Jeremy Ingalls is a critique and new translation of the first twenty poems of Mao Zedong’s published poetry. This seminal work stands out from previous translations of Mao’s poems in...

Painful Birth

by James Rolph Edwards

Painful Birth is the astounding story of how Chile narrowly escaped becoming a Leninist/Stalinist slave state in the early 1970s and over a relatively short historic period was transformed into the near paragon...

Revising History in Communist Europe

by David A.J. Reynolds

The context of both the 1956 Hungarian uprising and the Prague Spring was the torturous process of communist regimes tentatively revising the history of the recent communist past that had been constructed and...

The Communism of Love

by Richard Gilman-Opalsky

Exploring the meanings and powers of love from ancient Greece to the present day, Richard Gilman-Opalsky argues that what is called “love” by the best thinkers who have approached the subject is in fact...

An American Stand

by Eric R. Crouse

Margaret Chase Smith was the first woman in American history elected in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, the first politician to take a public stand against McCarthyism, and the first woman...

Patriarchy of the Wage

by Silvia Federici

At a time when we are witnessing a worldwide expansion of capitalist relations, a feminist rethinking of Marx’s work is vitally important. In Patriarchy of the Wage, Silvia Federici, bestselling author and...