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Author Löwy, Michael, 1938-

Title The Marxism of Che Guevara : philosophy, economics, revolutionary warfare / Michael Löwy.

Imprint Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2007?]


Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  335.4347 LOW    DUE 07-01-20 Billed
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xxxiv, 143 pages ; 22 cm
Series Critical currents in Latin American perspective
Critical currents in Latin American perspective.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-133) and index.
Contents Foreword: The future of the past / Peter McLaren -- Preface: On the reissue of The Marxism of Che Guevara -- Introduction: Che's theoretical contribution -- Che's philosophy. Che and Marxism ; The Revolution is made by men ; The new man ; Humanist values -- Che's economic ideas. Productive forces and production relations ; The law of value and socialist planning ; The budgetary system of finance ; Material and moral incentives ; Voluntary labor and communism -- Revolutionary warfare. Sociology of the Revolution ; Guerrilla warfare ; The general strike ; The World Revolution -- Conclusion: Guevarism today -- Appendix A: Che's reading -- Appendix B: "Neither imitation nor copy" : Che Guevara in search of a new socialism.
Summary "In this exploration of Che Guevara's contributions to Marxist thinking, Michael Lowry traces Che's ideas about Marxism as they relate to both Latin America and to more general philosophical, political, and economic issues. Now revised and updated, this edition includes a chapter on Guevara's search for a new paradigm of socialism and a substantive foreword by Peter McLaren on Che's continued relevance today."--Jacket.
Subject Guevara, Che, 1928-1967 -- Political and social views.
Guevara, Che, 1928-1967. (OCoLC)fst01800952
Communism. (OCoLC)fst00870421
Political and social views. (OCoLC)fst01353986
Added Title Pensée de "Che" Guevara. English
Other Form: Online version: Löwy, Michael, 1938- Pensée de "Che" Guevara. English. Marxism of Che Guevara. 2nd ed. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2007?] (OCoLC)989683791
ISBN 9780742539020 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0742539024 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780742539037 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0742539032 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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