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35% Off June Book of the Month! Karl Marx’s Theory of Revolution, Vol I: State and Bureaucracy by Hal Draper

Karl Marx’s Theory of Revolution, Vol I: State and Bureaucracy by Hal Draper

Few works occupy such an important place in the Monthly Review Press catalog as Hal Draper’s magisterial, five-volume series Karl Marx’s Theory of Revolution.

Volume I, which examines Marx’s attitude toward democracy, the state, intellectuals as revolutionaries, and much, much more, was first published to great acclaim in 1977.

In The New York Review of Books, Robert Heilbroner called it “an extraordinarily stunning work written in a fresh, open, often amusing style, which comes as a welcome relief after the turgidities of so much Marx writing. Despite its length and heavy reliance on citation, the easy prose and the intrinsic importance and interest of the subject matter make this volume pleasant and quick to read.”

Paperback, 748 pages
ISBN: 0-85345-461-2
Released: January 1977
Price: $35

And Monthly Review founder Paul M. Sweezy described it as “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.”

We’re pleased to offer Karl Marx’s Theory of Revolution, Vol I: State and Bureaucracy as our June Book of the Month. Use the coupon code DRAPER14 for a 35% discount at checkout.

Hal Draper (1914-1990) was a socialist writer, activist, and life-long advocate for “socialism from below.” He served as editor for a number of socialist periodicals and was the author of many works, including the magisterial five-volume series, Karl Marx’s Theory of Revolution.