About this book
Subtitled, "Tales Of Marx & Marxism". Hobsbawm provides an insightful overview of Marxism, investigates its influences and analyses the spectacular reversal of its fortunes over the past 30 years. In the 144 years since "Das Kapital" was published, the doctrine that bears Karl Marx's name has been embraced by millions and just as dramatically fallen from grace. But as free market capitalism reaches its extreme limits, a reassessment of Marxism has never been more timely.
* Brilliant and incisive, HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD leaves us in no doubt that Karl Marx is as much a thinker for our century as he was for the preceding two