“This is a work of Marxology in the best sense of the term. I am convinced that it is and will remain an indispensable source for all serious students of Marxian ideas in the broad field of politics and political science. There is nothing in the existing literature which is even remotely comparable to it.” – Paul M Sweezy
Volume 1: State and Bureaucracy
The first book of Hal Draper’s definitive and masterful study of Marx’s political thought. “Extraordinarily stimulating. Discusses Marx’s views on democracy and many other topics, large and small.” – New YorkReview of Books
ISBN: 978-93-5002-133-0 Rs. 495.00
Volume 2: The Politics of Social Classes
“Cuts away some of the myths surrounding Marx’s political thought.” – Library Journal
ISBN: 978-93-5002-134-7 Rs. 595.00
Volume 3: The “Dictatorship of the Proletariat”
Examines how Marx, and Marxists, have addressed the issue of dictatorships in relation to the revolutionary use of force and repression, particularly as this debate has centered on the use of the term “dictatorship of the proletariat”.
ISBN: 978-93-5002-135-4 Rs. 395.00
Volume 4: Critique of Other Socialisms
This volume looks at Marx’s critique of other thinkers, including many socialists who deferred significantly in their conceptions of socialism to illuminate that it was that made Marx’s socialism distinctive.
ISBN: 978-93-5002-136-1 Rs. 395.00
Volume 5: War and Revolution
“Hal Draper is one of the greatest Marx scholars and in this volume he shares his knowledge with consummate precision, unfailing insight, and no-nonsense good cheer.” – David N Smith, University of Kansas
ISBN: 978-93-5002-137-8 Rs. 295.00
Hal Draper was an American socialist activist and author who played a significant role in the Berkeley, California, Free Speech Movement and is perhaps best known for his extensive scholarship on the history and meaning of the thought of Karl Marx.
Draper was a lifelong advocate of what he called “socialism from below,” self-emancipation by the working class in opposition to capitalism and Stalinist bureaucracy, both of which, he held, practiced domination from above. He was one of the creators of the Third Camp tradition, a form – the form, according to its adherents – of Marxist socialism.