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HS 101, HS 102 World Civilizations: HS 102

Resources for World Civilizations.

General Information for HS 102

Karl Marx and the World

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Marx: a clear guide, by Edward Riess



This is a very clear introduction to Marx. It calls a spade a spade, not a determinate implement in the pre­bourgeois agricultural production process, by Edward Riess.





Max Weber and Karl Marx, by Karl Löwith



Löwith's analysis of the philosophical anthropology of these two major social scientists shows that much of the ideological dispute between Marxism and Sociology has been the result of mutual misunderstanding.




The Big Three in Ecomnics: Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes, by Mark Skousen


History comes alive in this fascinating story of opposing views that continue to play a fundamental role in today's politics and economics. ''The Big Three in Economics'' traces the turbulent lives and battle of ideas of the three most influential economists in world history: Adam Smith, representing laissez faire; Karl Marx, reflecting the radical socialist model; and John Maynard Keynes, symbolizing big government and the welfare state.

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Images of man; the classic tradition in sociological thinking, by C. Wright Mills


References to Marx:

Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels -- Types of rationality and organized insecurity

Call Number: 301.08 M62i




Marx and the Western World, edited by Nicholas Lobkowicz.


Explains the influence of Karl Marx on the Western World.

Call Number: 335.4 M37





The unperfect society: beyond the new class, by Milovan Djilas


The importance of Milovan Djilas's reflections on Communism is heightened not only by the personal suffering he has undergone to make them known, during some nine years as a political prisoner in Yugoslavia, but also by his dramatic experience as an administrator in that Communist state.

Call Number: 335.43 D649u