The 50th volume of the Socialist Register addresses how capitalist classes are reorganizing as well as the structure and composition of working classes in the 21st century. The 50th volume of the Socialist Register is dedicated to the theme of 'registering class' in the light of the spread and deepe..
The antagonism between liberalism and democratic processes is increasingly visible amidst the contradictions of capitalist globalization today. This is seen in authoritarian measures being adopted by so many states, as well as in concepts like post-democracy gaining currency in theoretical and polit..
V.I. Lenin’s (1870-1924) role in 1917 captures a unique revolutionary moment. Lenin’s entire corpus of writings in the eight months between the two revolutions offers a concrete lesson on the theory and practice of revolution. Some of the articles and speeches are written with a cool analytical mind..
Inimitably forthright and hardhitting, this book builds a case against Savarkar. With a wealth of information and historical detail, this book is a must for all those interested in modern Indian politics and history of communalism in India...
Jotirao Phule (1827-1890) was India's first systematic theorist of caste, and the most radical 19th-century opponent of it, who desired nothing less than a complete smashing up of its oppressive structure. This volume makes available all his most important prose writings in English. At the centre of..
Modern economic writings do not possess a correct theory of rent arising specifically from ownership of landed property. This conceptual famine has seriously affected the analysis of agriculture in developing economies, where agriculture employs two-thirds of the work force, and where three-fifths o..
Between 1905 and 1949, the economic and political map of the world was altered decisively. The basis was created for the first experiments for establishing an egalitarian social order. Prolonged and intense debates on the nature of agrarian relations, and on the role of the peasantry in relation to ..
The sketches offer a vivid and intimate portrait of people, including film stars, and bring alive social history as only Manto can write it. With a special Prologue by actor and filmmaker Nandita Das. Cover artwork by Ayaz Jokhio. "I heap a thousand curses on a world, on a civilised country, and on ..
"The Third World was not a place," argues Vijay Prashad. "It was a project." This book is a paradigm-shifting history of both a utopian concept and global movementthe idea of the Third World. The Darker Nations traces the intellectual origins and the political history of the attempt to knit togethe..
Mixing thrilling anecdotes from street-level reporting that give readers a sense of what is at stake with a bird's-eye view of the geopolitics of the region and the globe, Vijay Prashad guides us through the dramatic changes in players, politics, and economics in the Middle East over the last five y..
E.M.S. Namboodiripad is perhaps modern India's most important Marxist theoretician. From 1992 till his death in 1998, EMS wrote a column in the newsmagazine Frontline. The present volume puts together a selection of his Frontline columns. This volume is a testimony to the variety of his interests, h..
A classic of Marxist historical analysis. The first full-fledged attempt by a Marxist to evaluate Gandhi's role in India's freedom struggle. E.M.S. Namboodiripad, who began his political life as an ardent Gandhian, was uniquely positioned to analyse the various phases of the national movement and th..