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The illusion of the epoch

Marxism-Leninism as a philosophical creed.

by H. B. Acton

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


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Reprinted from the 2nd revised impression published Cohen & West, 1962. First ed. 1955.

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Open LibraryOL17479617M
ISBN 100710010036


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Written nearly fifty years ago, at a time when the world was still wrestling with the concepts of Marx and Lenin, The Illusion of the Epoch is the perfect resource for understanding the roots of Marxism-Leninism and its implications for philosophy, modern political thought, economics, and history.

As Professor Tim Fuller has written, this “is not an intemperate book, but rather an Cited by: Written nearly fifty years ago, at a time when the world was still wrestling with the concepts of Marx and Lenin, The Illusion of the Epoch is the perfect resource for understanding the roots of Marxism-Leninism and its implications for philosophy, modern political thought, economics, and history.

As Professor Tim Fuller has written, this is not an intemperate book, but/5(3). Written nearly fifty years ago, at a time when the world was still wrestling with the concepts of Marx and Lenin, The Illusion of the Epoch is the perfect resource for understanding the roots of Marxism-Leninism and its implications for philosophy.

The Illusion of the Epoch helps readers to understand the roots of Marxism-Leninism and its implications for philosophy, modern political thought, economics, and history.

As Professor Tim Fuller has written, this “is not an intemperate book, but rather an effort at a sustained, scholarly argument against Marxian views.”. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

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The Illusion of the Epoch helps readers to understand the roots of Marxism-Leninism and its implications for philosophy, modern political thought, economics, and history. As Professor Tim Fuller has written, this "is not an intemperate book, but rather an effort at a sustained, scholarly argument against Marxian views."/5(3).

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