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Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism
The rise of the modern absolutist monarchies in Europe constitutes in many ways the birth of the modern historical epoch. Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism, the companion volume to PerryExpand
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Lineages of the Absolutist State
The political nature of Absolutism has long been a subject of controversy within historical materialism. Developing considerations advanced in Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism, this book situatesExpand
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The Antinomies of Antonio Gramsci
Today, no Marxist thinker after the classical epoch is so universally respected in the West as Antonio Gramsci. Nor is any term so freely or diversely invoked on the Left as that of hegemony, toExpand
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Considerations on Western Marxism
This synoptic essay considers the nature and evolution of the Marxist theory that developed in Western Europe, after the defeat of the proletarian rebellions in the West and the isolation of theExpand
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The Origins Of Postmodernity
Traces the genesis, consolidation and consequences of the postmodern idea. Beginning in the Hispanic world of the 1930s, the text takes the reader through to the 70s, when Lyotard and Habermas gaveExpand
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Lula's Brazil
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Arguments within English Marxism
The characteristic form taken by English Marxism since the war has been the study of history. No writer exemplifies its achievements better than Edward Thompson, whose "Making of the English WorkingExpand
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In the tracks of historical materialism
What have been the major changes in the intellectual landscape of the left since the mid seventies? Have they on balance represented an emancipation or a retreat for socialist culture as a whole? "InExpand
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Modernity and Revolution
The subject of our session this evening has been a focus of intellectual debate and political passion for at least six or seven decades now.* It already has a long history, in other words. It soExpand
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