Metromarxism: A Marxist Tale of the City by Andrew Merrifield

By Andrew Merrifield

"Metromarxism" discusses Marxism's courting with town from the 1850s to the current in terms of biographical chapters on figures from the Marxist culture, together with Marx, Walter Benjamin, man Debord, and David Harvey. each one bankruptcy combines attention-grabbing biographical anecdotes with an obtainable research of every individual's contribution to an always-transforming Marxist conception of town. He means that the interaction among town as heart of monetary and social existence and its capability for revolutionary switch generated an immense corpus of labor. That paintings has been key in advancing revolutionary political and social changes.

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