[Marxism] No such thing as a bourgeois revolution?

Jeff Goodwin jgoodwin.nyu at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 19:05:34 MDT 2013


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> On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 7:58 PM, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:
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> Actually my wife is Turkish and very familiar with these debates in
> Turkish Marxism. She really doesn't have any time for trying to identify
> all the players, but she said: "Of course Mustafa Kemal led a bourgeois
> revolution even though there was no bourgeoisie. His goal was to create
> one."
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Well, that's why some call it a "revolution from above."

So spoke to your wife AFTER posting the Soviet encyclopedia article that
claims the Kemalist Revolution was led by the Anatolian national
bourgeoisie?



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