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A Dictionary of Marxist Thought, 2nd Edition

A Dictionary of Marxist Thought, 2nd Edition

Tom Bottomore

ISBN: 978-0-631-18082-1 April 1992 Wiley-Blackwell 664 Pages


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Part dictionary and part encyclopedia, this book has become the standard reference work on the concepts of Marxism and the individuals and schools of thought that have subsequently contributed to the body of Marxist ideas.
Preface vi

Entries New to the Second Edition vii

List of Contributors viii

Editor's Introduction xii

A Dictionary of Marxist Thought 1

Bibliography 593

Index 635

"A remarkable editorial achievement. The book can be confidently recommended as a fair and informed account of the community of Marxist positions." New York Times Book Review

"An invaluable aid in identifying the key terms in Marx's own work and distinguishing their force in Marx from the uses made of them by later writers." Times Literary Supplement

"Bottomore and his colleagues have done a remarkable job ... At last I can look up the transformation problem, the Second Interantional, or the Aiastic mode of production without digging through half a dozen books for a half-remembered reference." Charles Tilly, University of Michigan

  • Contains over fifty entirely new articles
  • Many existing entries are fully rewritten; all are extensively revised
  • The bibliography has been completely updated
  • The book has a comprehensive new index.