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Mariátegui and the building of a Latin american socialism

  title={Mari{\'a}tegui and the building of a Latin american socialism},
  author={C{\'e}sar Ruiz Sanju{\'a}n},
This paper analyzes the main aspects of Mariátegui’s socialist conception, emphasizing his historicist and voluntarist approaches against the economism and determinism prevailing in the marxist tradition, as well as his reformulation of historical materialism as a method of interpretation not only of the developed capitalist societies, but also of colonial societies in which capitalism is combined with surviving elements of previous social formations. We also deal with Mariátegui’s… Expand