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Author Kautsky, Karl, 1854-1938, author.

Title Karl Kautsky on democracy and republicanism / by Karl Kautsky ; edited and translated by Ben Lewis
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2020]


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 352 pages) : color illustrations
Series Historical materialism book series ; volume 196
Historical materialism book series ; 196.
Contents Introduction: Karl Kautsky's democratic republicanism -- Parliamentarism and democracy (1893) -- The Republic and social democracy in France (1905) -- The development of a Marxist (1924)
Summary "Once deemed 'the pope of Marxism', Karl Kautsky (1854-1938) was the leading theoretician of the German Social Democratic Party and one of the most prominent public intellectuals of his time. However, during the twentieth century a constellation of historical factors ensured that his ideas were gradually consigned to near oblivion. Not only has his political thought been dismissed in non-Marxist historical and political discourse, but his ideas are equally discredited in Marxist circles. This book aims to rekindle interest in Kautsky's ideas by exploring his democratic-republican understanding of state and society. It demonstrates how Kautsky's republican thought was positively influenced by Marx and Engels - especially in relation to the lessons they drew from the experience of the Paris Commune"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Translated from the original German into English
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 15, 2021)
Subject Kautsky, Karl, 1854-1938.
Kautsky, Karl, 1854-1938
Communism -- History.
Socialism -- History
Representative government and representation.
Representative government and representation
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Lewis, Ben (Benjamin Joseph), editor, translator
Container of (expression): Kautsky, Karl, 1854-1938. Parlamentarismus, die Volksgesetzgebung, und die Socialdemokratie. English. (Lewis)
Container of (expression): Kautsky, Karl, 1854-1938. Republik und Sozialdemokratie in Frankreich. English. (Lewis)
Container of (expression): Kautsky, Karl, 1854-1938. Werden eines Marxisten. English. (Lewis)
LC no. 2019031205
ISBN 900439284X
Other Titles Works. Selections. English. (Lewis)