Reflections on the Marxist Theory of History

By Paul Blackledge

A decade after Francis Fukuyama introduced the "End of History," anti-capitalist demonstrators at Seattle and in other places have helped reinvigorate the Left with the answer "another global is possible." greater than someone else it used to be Marx who confirmed that slogans akin to this have been no utopian fantasies, and that capitalism used to be simply as a lot a ancient mode of creation, not more usual and positively no much less contradictory, than have been the feudal and slave modes which proceeded it. This publication will be learn through historians, scholars of cultural, social and political concept and anti-capitalist activists.

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