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By Bertell Ollman

During this e-book, the main thorough account of Marx's conception of alienation but to have seemed in English, Professor Ollman reconstructs the speculation from its constituent elements and provides it as a vantage element from which to view the remainder of Marxism. The publication extra incorporates a targeted exam of Marx's philosophy of inner family members, the a lot missed logical foudation of his procedure, and gives a scientific account of Marx's belief of human nature. as a result of its virtually distinctive trouble with assisting readers comprehend Marx's strange use of language, Alienation has confirmed extremely popular in collage classes on Marxism on either undergraduate and graduate degrees. the 1st version was once greatly reviewed, and during this re-creation Professor Ollman replies to his critics in 'More on inner relations,' released the following as Appendix II. as well as this new appendix the writer now presents a extra systematic dialogue of Marx's idea of ideology, parts of which have been previously dispersed in the course of the booklet. He additionally makes an attempt to set the therapy of political alienation in the broader framework of Marx's thought of the nation as a version of ways an strategy in keeping with inner relatives can be utilized to combine a number of it seems that contradictory interpretations of Marx's perspectives.

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30. Harris 1990, p. 33. 31. , p. 34. Holland was the first state to arise out of a bour­ geois revolution—namely, the national independence struggle against Spain and the (Calvinist) Reformation against Catholicism in the 16th century. The Dutch United Provinces later played a role in thwarting Spanish imperial designs during the Thirty Years War (1618-48) after which a Europewide state system was established with the Peace (Treaty) NOTES TO TH E INTRODUCTION 37 of Westphalia. It was mercantile fleets financed by German Hanseatic merchants, bankers and direct slaving by the Dutch merchant marines which gave the Dutch bourgeoisie the financial and military strength to wrest political power from Spain in the Treaty of Utrecht of 1713.

28. 13. Marx 1968, p. 72. 14. Sayles 2010, p. 286. 15. Emmanuel 1972, pp. 110-20; Edwards 1978, p. 20. 16. Cf. Gruber 1967, p. 59. 17. Kater 1983^. 241. 18. Marx 1977a. 19. Alter 1989, p. 7. 20. Hechter 2000, p. 10. 21. Connor 1978; Tishkov 2000, p. 627. 22. Amin 1980. 23. Hechter 2000. 24. , p. 17. 25. Ibid. 26. Blaut 1987, p. 3. Blaut here underestimates the progressive role that can be played by the national bourgeoisie, an exploiting class, in the Third World. The national bourgeoisie finds itself playing second fiddle to imperialism in political, military and cultural terms, and is forced to observe foreign, imperialist capital receive a disproportionate share of the value produced by its country.

Hechter 2000, p. 10. 21. Connor 1978; Tishkov 2000, p. 627. 22. Amin 1980. 23. Hechter 2000. 24. , p. 17. 25. Ibid. 26. Blaut 1987, p. 3. Blaut here underestimates the progressive role that can be played by the national bourgeoisie, an exploiting class, in the Third World. The national bourgeoisie finds itself playing second fiddle to imperialism in political, military and cultural terms, and is forced to observe foreign, imperialist capital receive a disproportionate share of the value produced by its country.

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