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dc.contributor.author Price, Roger
dc.date.accessioned 2008-12-03T12:53:33Z
dc.date.available 2008-12-03T12:53:33Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.citation Price , R 2002 , ' Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte: ‘hero' or ‘grotesque mediocrity'? ' . in Marx's Eighteenth Brumaire: (post) modern interpretations (London: Pluto Press . Pluto Press , pp. 145-162 . en
dc.identifier.isbn 0-7453-1830-4
dc.identifier.other PURE: 87655
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1301
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/1301
dc.description Price, Roger. 'Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte: ‘hero' or ‘grotesque mediocrity'?', In: Marx's Eighteenth Brumaire: (post) modern interpretations (London: Pluto Press, 2002), pp.145-162 RAE2008 en
dc.description.abstract Marx's account of the rise of Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte is one of his most important texts. Written after the defeat of the 1848 revolution in France and Bonaparte's subsequent coup, it is a concrete analysis that raises enduring theoretical questions about the state, class conflict and ideology. Unlike his earlier analyses, Marx develops a nuanced argument concerning the independence of the state from class interests, the different types of classes, and determining the power of ideas and imagery in politics. In the 'Eighteenth Brumaire', he applies his 'materialist conception of history' to an actual historical event with extraordinary subtlety and an impressive, powerful command of language. This volume contains a translation of the 'Eighteenth Brumaire' by Terrell Carver, together with a series of specially commissioned essays on the importance of the Brumaire in Marx's canon. Contributors discuss its continuing significance and interest, the historical background and its current relevance. en
dc.format.extent 18 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Pluto Press
dc.relation.ispartof Marx's Eighteenth Brumaire: (post) modern interpretations (London: Pluto Press en
dc.title Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte: ‘hero' or ‘grotesque mediocrity'? en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Book chapter en
dc.contributor.institution Department of History & Welsh History en


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