In Defense of History: Marxism and the Postmodern Agenda

In Defense of History: Marxism and the Postmodern Agenda

by Ellen Meiksins Wood, John Bellamy Foster
     
 

What is postmodernism? What are the reasons for its attractiveness? In Defense of History is a compelling challenge to postmodern fashion, written by new intellectuals on the left who are reviving historical materialism as an alternative.

Overview

What is postmodernism? What are the reasons for its attractiveness? In Defense of History is a compelling challenge to postmodern fashion, written by new intellectuals on the left who are reviving historical materialism as an alternative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780853459859
Publisher:
Monthly Review Press
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Ellen Meiksins Wood is co-editor of Monthly Review; author of many books, including The Pristine Culture of Capitalism (1991) and Democracy Against Capitalism (1995); and co-editor of In Defense of History (1995).

John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review. He is professor of sociology at the University of Oregon and author of The Ecological Revolution, The Great Financial Crisis (with Fred Magdoff), Critique of Intelligent Design (with Brett Clark and Richard York), Ecology Against Capitalism, Marx’s Ecology, and The Vulnerable Planet.

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