The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg
Volume I, Economic Writings I
In addition to a new translation of her doctoral dissertation, The Industrial Development of Poland, Volume I includes the firstcomplete English-language publication of her Introduction toPolitical Economy, which explores (among other issues) the impactof capitalist commodity production and industrialization on noncapitalistsocial strata in the developing world. Also appearing hereare ten recently discovered manuscripts, none of which has everbefore been published in English.
Praise For The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg: Volume I, Economic Writings I…
“One cannot read the writings of Rosa Luxemburg, even at this distance, without an acute yet mournful awareness of what Perry Anderson once termed ‘the history of possibility.’”—Christopher Hitchens, Atlantic
“Transports us directly into the private world of a woman who has never lost her inspirational power as an original thinker and courageous activist ... [and] reveals that the woman behind the mythic figure was also a compassionate, teasing, witty human being.”—Sheila Rowbotham, Guardian
“One of the most emotionally intelligent socialists in modern history, a radical of luminous dimension whose intellect is informed by sensibility, and whose largeness of spirit places her
in the company of the truly impressive.” —Vivian Gornick, Nation
Verso, 9781844679744, 596pp.
Publication Date: November 12, 2013
About the Author
Peter Hudis is a Lecturer at Oakton Community College. He coedited "The Letters of Rosa luxemburg"; "The Rosa Luxemburg Reader"; and Raya Dunayevskaya s "Selected Writings on the Dialectic in Hegel and Marx.""