José Carlos Mariátegui

Selected Essays

José Carlos Mariátegui

Foreword by Lucía Reartes, Yael Ardiles

Introduction by Florestan Fernandes

978-81-945925-0-1

LeftWord Books, New Delhi, 2020

Language: English

82 pages

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José Carlos Mariátegui

This free ebook is meant to introduce readers to one of the most strikingly original Marxist thinkers of Latin America, José Carlos Mariátegui. The book contains three essays by Mariátegui: Ethics and Socialism; Anniversary and Balance Sheet; and Feminist Demands. The Preface by Lucía Reartes and Yael Ardiles and the Introduction by Florestan Fernandes will help readers to place Mariátegui's life and work in context.

This book is an example of international socialist publishing solidarity, and has been co-published in association with Batalla de Ideas (Argentina), Bharathi Puthakalayam (India), Chintha Publishers (India), Expressão Popular (Brazil), Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, and Vaam Prakashan (India). Previously we had co-published Lenin 150, which is also available as a free download here.

Florestan Fernandes

Florestan Fernandes (1920–1995) was a Marxist intellectual from São Paulo, Brazil. He was a highly regarded professor of sociology and a socialist activist.

José Carlos Mariátegui

José Carlos Mariátegui (14 June 1894 – 16 April 1930) was born in Monquegua, Peru. A journalist by profession, he was one of the most influential socialist thinkers of Latin America. His most famous book Seven Interpretive Essays on Peruvian Reality, translated and reprinted many times since its first publication in 1928, is considered a landmark in the analysis of the culture, politics and economy of a country—in this case, Peru.

Lucía Reartes

Lucía Reartes is a member of the José Carlos Mariátegui School, which has an orientation towards the political education of people's movements. The school is located in Argentina.

Yael Ardiles

Yael Ardiles is a member of the José Carlos Mariátegui School, which has an orientation towards the political education of people's movements. The school is located in Argentina.

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