Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

'Historical materialism is the theory of the proletarian revolution.' Georg Luk√°cs

Saturday, October 27, 2012

More on Bourgeois Revolutions


 The question of 'how revolutionary were the bourgeois revolutions?' has most recently be raised by Neil Davidson in his monumental work (which I have currently got about 1/3 of the way through, and am enjoying so far) but in 1989, Alex Callinicos wrote a critically important article in International Socialism 43 on 'Bourgeois Revolutions and Historical Materialism', which is now online, and which Davidson in many ways builds upon in his study...
Edited to add: A video introducing 'Marxism and Revolution Today' with Callinicos and Davidson

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