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Invention of Marxism How an Idea Changed Everything

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ISBN-10: 0190062738

ISBN-13: 9780190062736

Edition: N/A

Authors: Christina Morina, Elizabeth Janik

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How did one man's critique of capitalism guide the course of modern history? When he died in 1883, Karl Marx left behind an intellectual legacy of formidable proportions and revolutionary potential, yet one that exerted limited actual political, social, or economic influence. The full force of his ideas did not come into play for another generation, and only after they had been appropriated and applied by some of Marxism's earliest proponents. The history of Marxism, in other words, is the story of those who brought Marx's ideas into play, transforming a sweeping but fractious and occasionally abstruse view of historical and social forces into a coherent plan of action. Christina Morina's…    
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Book details

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2022
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 9.53" wide x 6.47" long x 1.43" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Christina Morin is an Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS) postdoctoral research fellow at Trinity College Dublin, where she is working on a project titled 'The Gothic Novel in Ireland, 1760-1830'