[Marxism] books

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Oct 5 11:43:04 MDT 2005

>i also recently got through "Marxist Theories of Imperialism" by Anthony 
>Brewer, and may be posting something about that somehwat dated (1980) book 
>soon. i would be interested in knowing if anyone else on this list might 
>have anything to say about this book

Brewer has lots in common with Brenner and Meiksins Wood. The book is 
basically a polemic against dependency theory and has kind words to say 
about the awful Bill Warren in the concluding chapter. You can understand 
books being written like this in 1980, when a reaction against the excesses 
of the "anti-imperialist" left were being felt across the academic left. 
Nowadays they seem quaint in the light of what is transpiring in Africa and 
much of Asia and Latin America. 

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