Challengers to Capitalism: Marx, Lenin, and Mao

John G. Gurley

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Challengers to Capitalism: Marx, Lenin, and Mao

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  • Title: Challengers to Capitalism: Marx, Lenin, and Mao
  • Author: John G. Gurley
  • ISBN: 9780913374351
  • Page: 206
  • Format: Unknown Binding
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    One thought on “Challengers to Capitalism: Marx, Lenin, and Mao

    1. Benjamin Stahl on said:

      I chose this one randomly from the university library when I didn't have anything to read. Published in 1979, the cold war and the U.S.S.R. were still very much at present, so it made for some interesting reading when Gurley wrote about the future prospects for Russia's communist nation. Challengers to Capitalism, naturally, deals solely with the four prominent communist figures of the title. Beginning with Marx, a thorough critique of capitalism is followed by a summary of the Marxist ideal. Ru [...]

    2. Michael on said:

      This is an undergrad or grad school book I’ve had for ages and am re-reading. I thought it was time to read about Marxist thought and history with the end to the Soviet Union, the triumph of capitalism, and the recent crisis that began in 2008.The author is a believer, especially in Maoist China. From his writings on Mao’s China you can see he clearly believes that, in general, Mao got it right and was doing the right things to create a socialist – then communist – system. The odd thing [...]

    3. Jaireh on said:

      Found it at a used bookstore this is a really nifty read to see the historical underpinnings of socialism. Love that i don't have to read all of marx's stuff as the author ( a stanford professor) outlines the big ideas.

    4. Zach on said:

      This is a good book for those interested in economics during the Cold War era.

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