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Book Launch: The Bloomsbury Companion to Marx
December 5 / 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
There are very few figures in history that have exerted as much and as varied an influence as Karl Marx. Edited by Jeff Diamanti, Andrew Pendakis and Imre Szeman, and with 74 chapters by significant Marx scholars from around the world, The Bloomsbury Companion to Marx is an incredible reference guide to Marx’s life, work, sources, concepts, reception and influence. Join us in celebration of the Toronto book launch of The Bloomsbury Companion to Marx, and take in a night of readings and discussion with Andrew Pendakis, Imre Szeman, Dhruv Jain and James Penney.
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“Today, more than ever, Marx needs to be widely accessible. This book is a unique think-tool which ends all excuses for not putting the most sophisticated social theory in the western tradition to productive use.” – Wolfgang Streeck
Rigorous and insightful, the contributors offer a potent reminder of Marx’s analytic brilliance and ongoing relevance. An essential guide for anyone interested in the history of radical thought and the struggle for a more egalitarian future.” – Astra Taylor
“A great guide to the worldwide and transdisciplinary travels of Marx’s influence, as well as to the vast theoretical landscape of his oeuvre.” – Göran Therborn
“With a brilliant introduction and sections on Marx’s key writings, Marxism’s reception, and topical themes [ . . . ] an invaluable guide for scholars and students.” – Rosemary Hennessy