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Ends in Sight: Marx/Fukuyama/Hobsbawm/Anderson
Following the disappearance of the Soviet Union, scholars across the political spectrum tackled the world-historical significance of the end of communism. This book addresses the balance-sheets of modern political history offered by three writers -- Francis Fukuyama, Eric Hobsbawm and Perry Anderson -- comparing them with the future projected by Marx in The Communist Manif ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published March 20th 2008 by Pluto Press
(first published January 17th 2008)
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A bit too brief an account, but features one of the few decent essays from the left I've ever read on Fukayama, an excellent critical piece on Hobsbawm and a survey of Anderson's post-"Renewals" trajectory. Recommended. The conclusion really should've been meatier though.