Marxism - further reading guide

libcom's guide to further reading on Marxism and Marxist critique.

Submitted by Steven. on January 29, 2010

Critique of Political Economy

*Karl Marx:
Wage-Labor and Capital
Value, Price, and Profit
Capital, Vol. 1-3
A Critique of Political Economy
The Poverty of Philosophy
Capital, Vol. 4 (Theories of Surplus Value)
1844 Manuscripts (Alan Freeman's web site, lots of TSS conference materials)
*Beyond Capital: Marx’s Political Economy of the Working Class – Lebowitz
*Open Marxism, 3 Vols. – Bonefeld, et al.
*Marx and Non-Equilibrium Economics – Freeman/Carchedi
*The Limits to Capital – Harvey
*Global Capital, National State and the Politics of Money – Bonefeld/Holloway, Eds.
*Reading Capital Politically - Cleaver
*'Decadence': The Theory of Decline or The Decline of Theory?, 3 parts - Aufheben Web Site
The Invention of Capitalism – M. Perelman
Marx's method in 'Capital': A Reexamination - Moseley, Ed.
New Investigations of Marx's Method - Moseley, et al, Eds.
Marx and Keynes: The Limits of The Mixed Economy – Mattick
Economic Crisis and Crisis Theory – Mattick
Essays on Marx's Theory of Value - Rubin
Marx’s Theory of Crisis – Clarke
Marx, Marginalism and Modern Sociology - Clarke
Capital and Exploitation - John Weeks
Women, Men and the International Division of Labor – Nash/Fernandez-Kelly, Eds.
Outlines of a Critique of Technology - P. Slater

Critique of the State

Critique of the Gotha Program
Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right
Introduction to Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right
The Class Struggle in France
The 18th Brumaire of Louis Napolean Bonaparte
The Civil War in France
Conspectus of Bakunin’s Statism and Anarchy
*Open Marxism:
Post-Fordism and Social Form: A Marxist Debate on the Post-Fordist State - Bonefeld/Holloway, Eds.
State and Capital: A Debate – Holloway/Picciotto, Eds.
The State Debate - Clarke, Ed.
Open Marxism, 3 Vols.
God and State
Statism and Anarchy
Marxism, Freedom and the State
The Paris Commune and the Idea of the State
Stateless Socialism: Anarchism

Reform or Revolution - R. Luxemburg
*The Mass Strike, The Party and The Trade Unions - R. Luxemburg
* Law and Marxism – Pashukanis
The Idea of Good Government – Malatesta
The Struggle Against the State – Makhno
The State: It’s Historic Role - Kropotkin

See the journal Common Sense
Discipline and Punish - Foucault
Also see section VI

On organisation

Marx and Engels:
The Communist Manifesto
The Cologne Communist Trial
History of the Communist League - Engels
Critique of the Erfurt Program - Engels
Critique of the Gotha Program
Marx on the First International - Padover, Ed.
Marx/Engels Collected Works

Social Democracy:
The Road to Power – Kautsky
The Class Struggle – Kautsky
The Mass Strike, The Political Party and The Trade Unions - Luxemburg
Rosa Luxemburg Speaks
Selected Writings - R. Luxemburg

What Is To Be Done?
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
Two Tactics of Russian Social Democracy
Lenin's Collected Works, esp. 1905-09 and 1917-23
On The Trade Unions - Lenin
Left-wing Communism: An Infantile Disorder
Better Fewer, but Better
Lenin’s Political Thought, 2 Vols. – Neil Harding
Lenin, 4 Vols. - Tony Cliff
Leninism Under Lenin - Lieberman

Post-Lenin Leninism:
Lenin: A Study in the Unity of His Thought - Lukacs
The Modern Prince - Antonio Gramsci
Prison Notebooks - Antonio Gramsci
Selected Writings Political Writings - Antonio Gramsci
The Antonio Gramsci Reader

Trotsky, Leninism and Trotskyism:
Our Political Tasks - Trotsky
The Challenge of the Left Opposition, 3 Vols.
Writings of Leon Trotsky, 1929-1940
On The Trade Unions - Trotsky
On The Labor Party - Trotsky
The Spanish Revolution, 1936-39
The Crisis of the French Section, 1935-36
Transitional Program of the Fourth International
Lenin and The Revolutionary Party – P. LeBlanc
The Struggle For A Proletarian Party, 1938-40 - J. Cannon
Documents of the Founding of the Fourth International
Toward a New Beginning – On Another Road – H. Draper
The Myth of “Lenin’s Concept of the Party” – H. Draper
Marxism and the Party - Molyneaux

Council Communism:
Open Letter to Comrade Lenin - Gorter
Pannekoek and Gorter's Marxism
Trade Unions - Pannekoek
Party and Working Class - Pannekoek
General Remarks on the Question of Organization - Pannekoek
Marxism: Last Refuge of the Bourgeoisie - Mattick
Anti-Bolshevik Communism - Mattick

Open Marxism:
Marxism for Our Times: CLR James on Revolutionary Organization – Glaberman, ed.
Facing Reality - James/Lee
Rosa Luxemburg, Women's Liberation and Marx's Philosophy of Revolution - Dunayevskaya
Marxism and Freedom - Dunayevskaya
The Philosophic Moment of Marxist-Humanism - Dunayevskaya
Social and Political Writings, 3 Vols. - Castoriadas
Situationist International Anthology
The Veritable Split in the International - The Situationist International
The Society of the Spectacle - Debord

Historical Documents and Documentation:
History of Socialist Thought, Vols. 1-4 - Cole
Theses, Resolutions and Manifestos pf the First Four Congresses of the Third International
Workers of the World and Oppressed Peoples, Unite!, 2nd Congress of the 3rd International
Lenin's Struggle for a Revolutionary International, 1907-1916
The German Revolution and the Debate on Soviet Power
To See The Dawn
A Documentary History of Communism - Daniels
Pannekoek and the Workers' Councils

Marxism in the International Workers' Movement

Early Working Class History, through 1864
*The Making Of The English Working Class - Thompson
*The Condition of the Working Class in England - Engels
History of The Labor Movement in the U.S., Vol.1 - Foner
Marx and Engels on Chartism
The Chartists - G.D.H. Cole
Labouring Men - E.J. Hobsbawm

The Communist League and The Revolutions of 1848-49
*The 18th Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte - Marx
*Class Struggles in France - Marx
*Revolution and Counter-revolution in Germany - Engels
The Cologne Communist Trial - Marx
*The History of the Communist League (Intro to Cologne Communist Trial) - Engels
Marx: The Revolutions of 1848 (Penguin Publishers)
The Red 48ers - Hammen
History of Socialist Thought, Vol. 1 - G.D.H. Cole