Reform or Revolution and Other Writings (Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science)

by Rosa Luxemburg

Paperback, 2006

Description

This 1899 polemic by the famous "Red Rosa" Luxemburg explains why capitalism can never overcome its internal contradictions. An effective refutation of revisionist interpretations of Marxist doctrine, it defines the position of scientific socialism on the issues of social reforms, the state, democracy, and the character of the proletarian revolution.

Status

Available

Call number

335.43

Publication

Dover Publications (2006), Edition: 1, 240 pages

User reviews

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The more one reads of Rosa Luxemburg's astute political dissections, the more one realises the disservice done to humanity by her untimely demise.

Rosa respects Marx, Lenin and Trotsky, but refuses to join the fan club. She is quite willing to review their actions and is keen to emphasise that
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Marxism is a set of possibilities, not an instruction book to be followed word for word. If only certain other people had this wisdom.

Rosa is ALWAYS worth reading.
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Language

Original language

English

ISBN

0486447766 / 9780486447766
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