In the a hundred and forty four years due to the fact Karl Marx's Das Kapital used to be released, the doctrine that bears his identify has been embraced by way of hundreds of thousands within the identify of equality, and simply as dramatically has fallen from grace with the retreat of communism from the western international. yet because the unfastened marketplace reaches its severe limits within the monetary and environmental fallout, a reassessment of capitalism's so much full of life and eloquent enemy hasn't ever been extra timely.
Eric Hobsbawm presents a desirable and insightful evaluation of Marxism. He investigates its affects and analyses the amazing reversal of Marxism's fortunes over the last thirty years.
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