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Introducing Marxism A Graphic Guide

Rupert Woodfin. Oscar Zarate, illus.
Item #: D80085
Pages/Publication Date: 176 / 2013
Publisher: Icon
ISBN: 9781848310582
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Was Karl Marx himself a Marxist? Was his visionary promise of socialism betrayed by subsequent Marxist dictatorships? Is Marxism inevitably totalitarian? And what did Marx really say? Philosophy lecturer Rupert Woodfin and Eisner Award-winning comic book artist Oscar Zarate explain the principles of Marx's original philosophy, its roots in 19th-century European ideology, and how the radical criticism of economic and social capitalism he produced inspired sweeping 20th-century revolutions. They also assess Marxism's Russian disciples Lenin, Trotsky, and Stalin as founders of Communism and discuss alternative Marxist approaches.


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