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Rosa Luxemburg : Writing and Reflections (99 Edition)

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An advocate of radical democracy and individual responsibility, Rosa Luxemburg (1871-1919) remains the most eminent representative of the libertarian socialist tradition. A reevaluation and renewal within the Left has allowed the ideas of Luxemburg to assume greater vitality and relevance today than ever before. This volume provides an essential representative sampling of Luxemburg's writings that have generally not been among those commonly anthologized. That she had a powerful impact on every generation of the 20th century is documented in the accompanying essays, which include scholarly reflections, comradely arguments, and even a loving reminiscence.

Paul Le Blanc, who has been active in labor and social movements for many years, explains that the socialism that animated Luxemburg as a thinker and revolutionary activist involved a vision of society in which our economic resources would be socially owned, democratically controlled, and utilized for the benefit of all people. Luxemburg was convinced this goal could only be realized through the struggles of the working-class majority. The goals Luxemburg sought-popular sovereignty, rule by the people, democracy-were lost in the decades following her 1919 martyrdom.

Among the selections from Luxemburg are "Martinique," "The Problem of the Nationality Question and Autonomy (excerpts)," "Rebuilding the International," "The Accumulation of Capital," "Letters from Prison," and "What Are the Leaders Doing?" Included are essays by Lelio Basso, Claire Cohen, Raya Dunayevskaya, Luise Kautsky, and Andrea Nye.

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ISBN:
9781573927291
Editor:
Le Blanc, Paul
Other:
Luxemburg, Rosa
Editor:
LeBlanc, Paul
Author:
Luxemburg, Rosa
Author:
Blanc, Paul Le
Author:
Wald, Alan M.
Author:
LeBlanc, Paul
Author:
Breirman, George
Publisher:
Humanity Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Democracy
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
History & Theory - Radical Thought
Subject:
Socialism
Subject:
Luxemburg, rosa, 1870-1919
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Democracy
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Luxemburg, Rosa
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
General Philosophy
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Revolutionary Studies
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.14x5.98x.56 in. .80 lbs.

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