Rosa Luxemburg: her life and work. by Paul Frölich

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Published by Monthly Review Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Luxemburg, Rosa, 1871-1919.

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StatementNewly translated by Johanna Hoornweg.
SeriesModern reader, PB-260
LC ClassificationsHX276.L86 F7 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 329 p.
Number of Pages329
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Open LibraryOL5300627M
ISBN 100853452601
LC Control Number72081776

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Her book Accumulation of Capital alone would place her in the select company of important Marxist thinkers. But Rosa Luxemburg was more than a Marxist thinker.

She was also deeply involved in the daily political struggles pushing for left-wing solutions.5/5(1). Originally published inthis is an exhaustive biography Rosa Luxemburg: her life and work. book the famous socialist philosopher and revolutionary.

"The following book represents the first serious attempt to give a full length biography of the most remarkable woman the international socialist movement has ever produced, and at. "Rosa Luxemburg: Her Life and Legacy adds new angles of vision toward a subject that has returned from decades of relative obscurity to a vibrant global interest." - Paul Buhle, Senior Lecturer, Brown University, USA and founder of Radical America.

Rosa Luxemburg is an active intellectual. She exercised her intellects to process the theories and strategies and then applies them to life.

She was passionate in her conviction, her vision for the welfare of the working class that physical discomfort and danger did not put her off her “duties”/5.

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Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books. Get print book. No eBook available. AbeBooks; Amazon; Find in a library Rosa Luxemburg: Her Life and Work Paul Frölich Snippet view - Rosa Luxemburg: Her Life and Legacy Jason Schulman As the global economic crisis brought about a reinvigorated analysis of Marxist and socialist study, a reevaluation of Rosa Luxemburg's political philosophy and cosmopolitan pedagogy emerged as an important consideration within the global resurgence in socialist thought.

A book that is a must for all those who are committed to social justice and democracy, but recognise the challenges involve' - Professor Helen Gunter, The University of Manchester 'Jon Nixon provides us with a very well-written and detailed examination of Rosa Luxemburg and the historical and current importance of her work.

The recently published Letters of Rosa Luxemburg shed important light on her life in Germany. As Irene Gammel writes in a review of the English translation of the book Rosa Luxemburg: her life and work.

book The Globe and Mail: "The three decades covered by the letters in this collection provide the context for her major contributions as a political activist, socialist.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frölich, Paul, Rosa Luxemburg: her life and work. New York, Monthly Review Press []. By establishing a rich and distinctive account of Luxemburg, Nixon makes the argument for why her struggle for democratic renewal is as relevant as ever.

Endorsements: 'An authoritative book that offers a compelling insight into the life and work of Rosa Luxemburg. "Mills’s Rosa Luxemburg provides an impressive overview of Luxemburg’s life and work from a feminist standpoint—a task made newly relevant by the emergence of a new generation of activists and theorists in today’s movements for social justice and against racism, sexism, and imperialism.".

Rosa Luxemburg Dana Mills As an economist and political theorist, Rosa Luxemburg created a body of work that still resonates powerfully today. Born in Poland inshe became a revolutionary leader in Berlin, publishing works including ‘Reform or. The definitive biography in the English style—lengthy, thoroughly documented, heavily annotated, and generously splashed with quotations—is among the most admirable genres of historiography, and it was a stroke of genius on the part of J.

Nettl to choose the life of Rosa Luxemburg, the most unlikely candidate, as a proper subject. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime Rosa Luxemburg: her life & work.

by Paul Frölich | 1 Jan out of 5 stars 1. Hardcover More buying choices £ (4 used offers) Paperback £ £ FREE Delivery by Amazon. Her life is an inspiration in itself.

That is the message one gathers while reading the recently released biography, Red Rosa. Composed as a graphic “novel”—what I still call a comic book—this work is a reasonably complete introduction to Luxemburg’s life and works.

Rosa Luxemburg was the youngest of five children of a lower middle-class Jewish family in Russian-ruled Poland. She became involved in underground activities while still in high many of her radical contemporaries from the Russian Empire who were.

The story follows Rosa from her family life in Jewish Polandwhere she became the leader of a general strike at age fifteen and was exiled from her homeland at eighteento her immersion into the then largest radical party Rosa tells the life story of philosopher, economist, publisher, writer, organizer, political leader and martyr Rosa Luxemburg.

Paul Frölich (7 August – 16 March ) was a German journalist and left wing political activist and author who was a founding member of the Communist Party of Germany and founder of the party's paper, Die Rote Fahne. A Communist Party deputy in the Reichstag on two occasions, Frölich was expelled from the Party inafter which he joined the organized German Communist Opposition.

Rosa Luxemburg's theoretical masterpiece This collection is the first of three volumes of the Complete Works devoted to the central theme of Rosa Luxemburg’s life and work—ng the years to the end ofthey contain speeches, articles, and essays on the strikes, protests, and political debates that culminated in the Russian Revolution—one of the most.

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Luxemburg is now perhaps more important than ever. Or has never not been important. Verso’s new unabridged reprint of J.P.

Nettl’s two-volume biography, which was originally published in with Oxford University Press, is still likely to be the most detailed and comprehensive account on the life and work of Rosa Luxemburg today. Rosa Luxemburg: her life and work. Newly translated by Johanna Hoornweg. Format Book HathiTrust Emergency Access Edition 1st Modern Reader pbk.

Published New York, Monthly Review Press [] Description xx, p. 21 cm. Series Modern reader, PB Notes. In her work, The Accumulation of Capital, Luxemburg analyzed economics and politics and put forward the theory that the spread of capitalism in undeveloped areas of the world leads to the nuisance of also left the Social Democratic Party during this time as she struggled for the initiation of mass action.

Along with Karl Liebknecht, she founded the Spartacus League, which. The first edition of [Rosa Luxemburg: Her Life and Work] was published in Paris at the end of Augusta few days before the outbreak of the Second World War. The book is a child of the German.

Paul Le Blanc The Living Flame: The Revolutionary Passion of Rosa Luxemburg. Haymarket Books, Chicago, pp., $50 hb ISBN The Living Flame is a collection of essays penned by Le Blanc that outlines and elucidates Rosa Luxemburg’s most significant political interventions and theoretical contributions, while grounding the evolution of such revolutionary.

About Rosa Luxemburg. A classic book on the legacy of Rosa Luxemburg’s work with essays of political analysis by leading scholars As an advocate of social democracy and individual responsibility, Rosa Luxemburg () remains the most eminent representative of.

Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht were co-founders of the German Communist Party (Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands, KPD) on the eve ofand spent the last weeks of their lives. The Revolutionary Passion of Rosa Luxemburg by Paul Le Blanc A remarkable collection of essays illuminating Rosa Luxemburg's tremendous contributions to revolutionary struggle and enduring relevance.

Rosa Luxemburg, brilliant early 20th century German revolutionary, comes alive in a rich set of essays on her life, ideas, and lasting influence. She worked as a consultant for Margarethe von Trotta s film Rosa Luxemburg [] and has produced an important [page] biography of Luxemburg, "Full of Life, Despite Everything." Her work on Karl Liebknecht includes the book, "The Liebknechts, Karl and Sophie: Politics and Family" the most comprehensive study of the life and work of Karl.

Originally published: The Socialist Science Collective by Katherine Connelly (November 9, ) Katherine Connelly interviews Dana Mills, author of a new biography on Rosa Luxemburg, on her crucial contribution to revolutionary thought. Rosa Luxemburg was a socialist revolutionary known for her critical perspective.

Born in Poland, Luxemburg had become an important figure in the world socialist movement by She argued against Lenin’s hierarchal conception of party organization, and against revisionism. Luxemburg was internationalist in orientation and unflinchingly dedicated to a radical democratic vision.

It was social reform and revolution for Rosa, always, and yet the emphasis on the latter never disappeared from her work and life. Elsewhere she had written “the revolution is magnificent, everything else is bilge”. Rosa Luxemburg’s name had become — in her life and after it — synonymous with the idea and practice of revolution.

This book explores the political and personal life of an extraordinary woman. Opposed to both authoritarianism and instrumental reformism, an advocate of radical democracy and individual responsibility, Rosa Luxemburg () is perhaps the most eminent representative of the libertarian socialist tradition, and her work still sparks political and scholarly debate/5(7).

Book length or pamphlet length (10, words+) or otherwise notable biographies of the life of and works about Rosa Luxemburg () with considerable reference to her politics in chronological order. No works by Luxemburg except in edited collections or extracts. Rosa Luxemburg, brilliant early twentieth century German revolutionary, comes alive in a rich set of essays on her life, ideas, and lasting influence.

The essays deal not only with her remarkable contributions to political, social and economic theory, but also touch on her vibrant personality and intimate friendships.

This is the first of three volumes of the Complete Works devoted to the central theme of Rosa Luxemburg’s life and work—revolution. Spanning the years to the end ofthey contain speeches, articles, and essays on the strikes, protests, and political debates that culminated in the Russian Revolution, one of the most important social upheavals of modern times.

A graphic novel of the dramatic life and death of German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg. A giant of the political left, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost minds in the canon of revolutionary socialist thought.

But she was much more than just a thinker. She made herself heard in a world inimical to the voices of strong-willed women. This biography of German Marxist and revolutionary leader Rosa Luxemburg is an excellent introduction to the life and work of this remarkable woman.

Written by a contemporary of Rosa Luxemburg in the German Social Democratic Party this book traces her life from her girlhood in Poland to her rise as one of the outstanding figures in the Marxist. ‎Rosa Luxemburg's writings reveal one of the most brilliant and passionate minds drawn to the revolutionary socialist movement.

Through the letters, pamphlets and theorising, we see an outstanding social and economic theorist, a dedicated political activist and a devoted confidant.

Pro.When Rosa Luxemburg was murdered 90 years ago this month, the international workers' movement lost one of its greatest revolutionaries. Here we reprint an evaluation of her life from a pamphlet by Socialist Workers Party founder Tony Cliff, first published in under the title Rosa Luxemburg—Her Life and Legacy.

The subtitle of the book is slightly misleading as it contains little about Luxemburg’s life and the term legacy is too neutral to capture the intensity with which contributors fought over their respective understandings of Luxemburg’s theoretical and political work.

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