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Red Hamlet : the life and ideas of Alexander Bogdanov /
by James D. White.
imprint
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2019]
description
Xiii, 493 pages ; 25 cm.
ISBN
9004268901, 9789004268906, 9789004268913
format(s)
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imprint
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2019]
isbn
9004268901
9789004268906
9789004268913
standard identifier
40028714716
contents note
Tula -- Kaluga -- Vologda -- The alliance -- The 1905 revolution -- Empiriomonism -- Years of reaction -- End of an alliance -- Vpered -- Tectology -- The philosophy of living experience -- War and revolution -- Proletkult -- The final decade -- Bogdanov in retrospect.
abstract
"In this first full-length biography of Alexander Bogdanov, James D. White traces the intellectual development of this key socialist thinker, situating his ideas in the context of the Russian revolutionary movement. He examines the part Bogdanov played in the origins of Bolshevism, his role in the revolutions of 1905 and 1917 and his conflict with Lenin, which lasted into Soviet times. The book examines in some detail Bogdanov's intellectual legacy, which, though deliberately obscured and distorted by his adversaries, was considerable and is of lasting significance. Bogdanov was an original and influential interpreter of Marx. He had a mastery of many spheres of knowledge, this expertise being employed in writing his chief theoretical work Tectology, which anticipates modern systems theory"--
catalogue key
12360504
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-485) and index.

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