Re: Reading list request

From: michael a. lebowitz (mlebowit@SFU.CA)
Date: Thu Sep 04 2003 - 01:52:50 EDT

At 10:06 02/09/2003 +0100, Paul C wrote:
>A comrade sent me this comment
>  <<Until we write the canonical book on mechanical materialism, utopian and
>scientific, we need to find a way to close the gap in the reading list between
>mid/late 19th century & mid/late 20th century materialism.
>I feel we need books on classic and contemporary struggles on the list but my
>reading stops somewhere in the mid 1980's. Does anyone write good stuff on
>revolution/transition in the new world order beyond the tedious
>moralising humanism of the anti-globalisers?>>
>Does anyone have any suggestions on this.

Richard Gott's 'In the Shadow of the Liberator:Hugo Chavez and the
Transformation of Venezuela' (Verso) provides a good account of  the
background of the Bolivarian revolution in Venezuela.
Michael A. Lebowitz
Professor Emeritus
Economics Department
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, B.C., Canada V5A 1S6
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