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Introduction: A voice from the dead

Sheehan, Helena (2005) Introduction: A voice from the dead. In: Philosophical Arabesques by Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin. Monthly Review Press. ISBN 1-58367-102-1

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Abstract

This is an introduction to "Philosophical Arabesques", a manuscript written by Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin, leading politician and intellectual of the October revolution, in the Lubyanka prison in the Soviet Union in 1937 in the months between his arrest and execution. This text lay buried in a Kremlin vault for more than half a century and only came to light in the glasnost era of the 1980s. It is a full length philosophical apologia for marxism vis a vis other world views. This introduction contextualises the manuscript in term of the intellectual, political and socio-historical movements of the times.

Item Type:Book Section
Refereed:No
Subjects:Humanities > Philosophy
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Science > School of Communications
Publisher:Monthly Review Press
Official URL:http://www.monthlyreview.org/philosophicalarabesques.htm
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:510
Deposited On:19 Jun 2008 by DORAS Administrator. Last Modified 01 Jul 2009 16:31

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