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Marxism and History

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  • Lively introduction with systematic effort to explain jargon to allow students to deal with the complexity of the issues
    No other book covers the entire tradition of Marxist historical writing from Marx to the present
    Uptodate, and includes recent scholarship and current debates

Part of the Theory and History book series (THHI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Matt Perry
    Pages 1-8
  3. Matt Perry
    Pages 9-28
  4. Matt Perry
    Pages 108-128
  5. Matt Perry
    Pages 129-154
  6. Matt Perry
    Pages 155-159
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 160-195

About this book


Marxism and History examines Marxism's enormous impact on the way historians approach their subject. Tackling current historiographical questions in a lively, jargon-free way, Matt Perry offers a concise introduction to: Marxist views of history; key Marxist historians and thinkers; and the relevance of Marxist theory and history to students' own work.


exceptionalhistory Friedrich Engels Glossar history Karl Marx Marx philosophy postmodernism

About the authors

MATT PERRY obtained his degree and doctorate at the University of Wolverhampton. He has taught at the University of Sunderland since 1995. His first book was Bread and Work: The Experience of Unemployment 1918-1939.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Marxism and History
  • Authors Matt Perry
  • Series Title Theory and History
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2002
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection Philosophy and Religion (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-92244-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4039-1379-1
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages , 208
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics History of Philosophy
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