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Anderson, Perry

Works: 319 works in 1,261 publications in 10 languages and 14,416 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewer, Author of introduction, Other, Director, Contributor
Classifications: JC111, 335.4
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Most widely held works by Perry Anderson
Lineages of the absolutist state by Perry Anderson( Book )

131 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The political nature of Absolutism has long been a subject of controversy within historical materialism. Developing considerations advanced in Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism, this book situates the Absolutist states of the early modern epoch against the prior background of European feudalism. It is divided into two parts. The first discusses the overall structures of Absolutism as a state-system in Western Europe, from the Renaissance onwards; and the difficult question of the relations between monarchy and nobility institutionalised by it, for which it suggests a general periodization. It then looks in turn at the trajectory of each of the specific Absolutist states in the dominant countries of the West - Spain, France, England and Sweden, set off against the case of Italy, where no major indigenous Absolutism developed. The second part of the work sketches a comparative prospect of Absolutism in Eastern Europe. It begins with an enquiry into the reasons why the divergent social conditions in the more backward half of the continent should have produced political forms apparently similar to those of the more advanced West. The peculiarities, as well as affinities, of Eastern Absolutism as a distinct type of royal state, are examined. The variegated monarchies of Prussia, Austria and Russia are surveyed, and the lessons asked of the counter-example of Poland. Finally, the structure of the Ottoman Empire in the Balkans is taken as an external gauge by which the singularity of Absolutism as a European phenomenon is assessed. The work ends with some observations on the special position occupied by European development within universal history, which draws themes from both Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism and Lineages of the Absolutist State together into a single argument -- within their common limits -- as materials for debate. Two postscript notes treat, respectively, the notion of the 'Asiatic mode of production, ' with particular reference to Islamic and Chinese history, and the experience of Japanese feudalism, as relevant controls for a study of the evolution of Europe up to the advent of industrial capitalism."--Http:// (April 18, 2011)
Passages from antiquity to feudalism by Perry Anderson( Book )

134 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He rise of the modern absolutist monarchies in Europe constitutes in many ways the birth of the modern historical epoch. Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism, the companion volume to Perry Anderson's highly acclaimed and influential Lineages of the Absolutist State, is a sustained exercise in historical sociology to root the development of absolutism in the diverse routes taken from the slave-based societies of Ancient Greece and Rome to fully-fledged feudalism. In the course of this study Anderson vindicates and refines the explanatory power of a Marxist conception of history, whilst casting a fascinating light on Greece, Rome, the Germanic invasion, nomadic society, and the different patterns of the evolution of feudalism in Northern, Mediterranean, Eastern and Western Europe."--Book cover
Considerations on Western Marxism by Perry Anderson( Book )

66 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This synoptic essay considers the nature and evolution of the Marxist theory that developed in Western Europe, after the defeat of the proletarian rebellions in the West and the isolation of the Russian Revolution in the East in the early 1920s. It focuses particularly on the work of LukAcs, Korsch and Gramsci; Adorno, Marcuse and Benjamin; Sartre and Althusser; and Della Volpe and Colletti, together with other figures within Western Marxism from 1920 to 1975. The theoretical production of each of these thinkers is related simultaneously to the practical fate of working-class struggles and to the cultural mutations of bourgeois thought in their time. The philosophical antecedents of the various school within this tradition-LukAcsian, Gramscian, Frankfurt, Sartrean, Althusserian and Della Volpean-are compared, and the specific innovations of their respective systems surveyed. The structural unity of 'Western Marxism', beyond the diversity of its individual thinkers, is then assessed, in a balance-sheet that contrasts its heritage with the tradition of 'classical' Marxism that preceded it, and with the commanding problems which will confront any historical materialism to succeed it. From the Trade Paperback edition
Towards socialism by Perry Anderson( Book )

33 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of 11 essays explore some of the crucial questions that British socialism faced in the 1960s
In the tracks of historical materialism by Perry Anderson( Book )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What have been the major changes in the intellectual landscape of the left since the mid seventies' Have they on balance represented an emancipation or a retreat for socialist culture as a whole' In the Tracks of Historical Materialism looks at some of the paradoxes in the evolution of Marxist thought in this period. It starts by considering the remarkable and variegated growth of historical materialism in the Anglo-American world, spreading across a broad field from history to economics, politics to literature, sociology to philosophy. By contrast, the same years have seen a drastic recession of Marxist influences in the Latin cultures where it was traditionally strong-France or Italy. Its main theoretical challengers there proved to be successive forms of structuralism and post-structuralism. The common coordinates of these-tracing the outer bounds of the work of Levi-Strauss or Lacan, Foucault or Derrida-are surveyed and criticized, in the light of the inherent limitations of the language model from which they derived. In Germany, on the other hand, the theoretical scene has been largely dominated by the accumulating work of Habermas, with its roots in the Frankfurt School. Yet Habermas's philosophy also reveals unexpected affinities with the trend of prevalent Parisian concerns, in its unifying emphasis on communication-while at the same time diverging from them in the constancy of its political commitments. The historical background of international class struggles against which these variant fates of Marxism in the west were played out is then explored, with special attention to the interconnection between the destinies of Maoism and Eurocommunism. What, finally, is the nature of the relationship between Marxism as a theory and socialism as a goal' A conclusion reviews the wider issues posed for the labour movement by the rise of the peace movement and the women's movement, and suggests a range of priorities for the further development of Marxist thought in the eighties
The origins of postmodernity by Perry Anderson( Book )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Where does the idea of the postmodern come from? Who first conceived, and who developed it? How have its meanings changed? What purposes do they serve? These are the questions addressed in The Origins of Postmodernity. The answers take us from Lima to Angkor, to Paris and Munich, to China and the stars. At the center of the story is the figure of Fredric Jameson, theorist supreme of postmodernism. What happens to art, time, politics, in the age of the spectacle? What has ended, and what has begun?"--Book cover
The new old world by Perry Anderson( Book )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers a magisterial analysis of Europe's development since the end of the Cold War. A major work of modern history and political analysis, "The New-Old World" punctures both domestic and American myths about continental Europe. Surveying the post-Cold War trajectory of European power and the halting progress towards social and economic integration, Perry Anderson draws out the connections between the EU's eastward expansion, a foreign policy largely subservient to America's, and the popular rejection of the European Constitution. As a neoliberal economic project, pushed forward by a succession of centrist governments, the European Union cannot afford to allow its peoples a free choice that might dash elite schemes of a post-national democracy. Anderson explores Hayek's suggestion that protecting a market economy might require exactly this kind of inter-state structure, out of reach of popular opposition. With landmark chapters on France, Germany, Italy and Turkey, and a wide-ranging survey of current theories of the Union, "The New-Old World" offers an iconoclastic portrait of a continent that is now being increasingly hailed as a moral and political exemplar for the world at large
Spectrum by Perry Anderson( Book )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zone of engagement by Perry Anderson( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The texts in this volume offer critical assessments of a number of leading figures in contemporary intellectual life, who are in different ways thinkers at the intersection of history and politics. They include Roberto Unger, advocate of plasticity; the historians of antiquity and of revolution, Geoffrey de Ste. Croix and Isaac Deutscher; the philosophers of liberalism, Norberto Bobbio and Isaiah Berlin; the sociologists of power, Michael Mann and W.G. Runciman; the exponents of national identity, Andreas Hillgruber and Fernand Braudel; the ironists of science, Max Weber and Ernest Gellner; Carlo Ginzburg, explorer of cultural continuity, and Marshall Berman, herald of modernity. A concluding chapter looks at the idea of the end of history, recently advanced by Francis Fukuyama, in its successive versions from the nineteenth century to the present, and considers the situation of socialism today in the light of it
Arguments within English Marxism by Perry Anderson( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The characteristic form taken by English Marxism since the war has been the study of history. No writer exemplifies its achievements better than Edward Thompson, whose Making of the English Working Class is probably the most influential single work of historical scholarship by a socialist today. An editor of The New Reasoner in 1957-59, a founder of the New Left in 1960, now an eloquent champion of civil rights, Thompson has most recently aroused widespread interest with the appearance of his Poverty of Theory, which combines philosophical and political polemic with Louis Althusser, and powerful advocacy of the historian's craft. Arguments Within English Marxism is an assessment of its central theses that relates them to Thompson's major historical writings themselves. Thus the role of human agency-the part of the conscious choice and active will-in history is discussed through consideration of its treatment in The Making of the English Working Class. The problems of base and superstructure in historical materialism, and of affiliation to values in the past, are reviewed in the light of Whigs and Hunters. The claims of utopian imagination are illustrated from the findings of William Morris. Questions of socialist strategy are broached in part through the articles now collected in Writing by Candlelight. Exploring at once differences and convergences between New Left Review and one of its founders, the essay concludes by suggesting the virtues of diversity within a common socialist culture
The question of Europe( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays der belyser Rom-traktatens historie og udvikling
Mapping the West European left by Patrick Camiller( Book )

12 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American foreign policy and its thinkers by Perry Anderson( Book )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since the birth of the nation, the idea of empire has been at the heart of the United States' image of itself. Through a close reading of both the acknowledged grand strategists as well as the more non-conformist foreign policy analysts, Anderson charts the entwined historical development of America's imperial reach and its role as the general guarantor of capital. The tensions between these are traced from the closing stages of the Second World War through the Cold War to the War on Terror. Despite the defeat of the USSR, Anderson shows that the planetary structures for warfare and surveillance have not been retracted but extended. The future of the Empire remains to be settled"--
English questions by Perry Anderson( Book )

12 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intellectual reversals of the recent period. The book concludes with a survey of the political conjuncture after the fall of Thatcher, which considers the prospects of the Labour Party within the context of the wider changes that have reshaped European social democracy in these years
Conversations with Jean-Paul Sartre by Perry Anderson( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Paul Sartre, 1905-1980, French philosopher and author
The Indian ideology by Perry Anderson( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in English and Italian and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Today, the Indian state claims to embody the values of a stable political democracy, a harmonious territorial unity, and a steadfast religious impartiality. Even many of those critical of the inequalities of Indian society underwrite such claims. The Indian Ideology suggests that the roots of the current ills of the Republic go much deeper, historically. They lie, in the way the struggle for independence culminated in the transfer of power from British rule to Congress in a divided subcontinent, not least in the roles played by Gandhi as the great architect of the movement, and Nehru as his appointed successor, in the catastrophe of Partition. Only an honest reckoning with that disaster, Perry Anderson argues, offers an understanding of what has gone wrong with the Republic since Independence"--
The antinomies of Antonio Gramsci by Perry Anderson( Book )

25 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A major essay on the thought of the great Italian Marxist An explosive analysis of the central strategic concepts in the thought of the great Italian Marxist, Anderson's essay has been the subject of book-length attacks across four decades for its disentangling of the hesitations and contradictions in Gramsci's highly original usage of such key dichotomies as East and West, domination and direction, hegemony and dictatorship, state and civil society, war of position and war of movement. In a critical tribute to the international richness of Gramsci's work, it shows how deeply embedded these notions were in the revolutionary debates in Tsarist Russia and Wilhemine Germany, in which arguments criss-crossed between Plekhanov, Lenin, Kautsky, Luxemburg, Lukacs and Trotsky, with contemporary echoes in Brecht and Benjamin. A new preface considers the objections this account of Gramsci provoked and the reasons for them"--Résumé de l'éditeur
La trama del neoliberalismo : mercado, crisis y exclusión social by Robin - Autor/a Blackburn( )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Índice Prefacio a la segunda edición en lengua castellana Atilio A. Boron Presentación a la edición en lengua castellana Prólogo. La trama del neliberalismo: una introducción Pablo González Casanova Capítulo I. Neoliberalismo: un balance provisorio Perry Anderson Capítulo II. La crisis y el futuro del capitalismo Göran Therborn Capítulo III. La sociedad civil después del diluvio neoliberal Atilio A. Boron Capítulo IV. La trama del neoliberalismo: mercado, crisis y exclusión social Perrry Anderson, Atilio Boron, Emir Sader, Pierre Salama y Göran Therborn Capítulo V. Pos-neoliberalismo La historia no terminó Göran Therborn El pos-neoliberalismo: lecciones para la izquierda Perry Anderson Capítulo VI. Estado, demoracia y alternativa socialista en la era neoliberal Robin Blackburn, Atilio Boron, Michael Löwy, Emir Sader y Göran Therborn (dialogo coordinado por Luis Fernandes, Pablo Gentili y Emilio Taddei) Referencias de los autores y compiladores
The political imagination in history : essays concerning J.G.A. Pocock( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The H-word : the peripeteia of hegemony by Perry Anderson( Book )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fascinating history of the political theory of hegemony. Few terms are so widely used in the literature of international relations and political science, with so little agreement about their exact meaning, as hegemony. In the first full historical study of its fortunes as a concept, Perry Anderson traces its emergence in Ancient Greece, its rediscovery during the upheavals of 1848-9 in Germany, and then its chequered career in revolutionary Russia, fascist Italy, Cold War America, Thatcherized Britain, post-colonial India, feudal Japan, Maoist China, through to the world of Merkel and May, Bush and Obama. The result is a surprising and fascinating expedition into global intellectual history, ending with a strong political statement about the present"--
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The origins of postmodernity
Passages from antiquity to feudalismConsiderations on Western MarxismIn the tracks of historical materialismThe origins of postmodernityThe new old worldSpectrumA zone of engagementArguments within English Marxism
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Anderson, Francis R.

Anderson, Francis R.‏ 1938-

Anderson, Francis Rory Peregrine

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Anderson, P.

Anderson, P.‏ 1938-

Anderson, P. L. 1938-

Anderson, P. (Perry)

Anderson, P. (Perry), 1938-

Anderson, Peri 1938-

Anderson, Perry L.

Anderson, Perry L.‏ 1938-

Āndirsūn, Pirī 1938-

Gonzalo, Josefina Andrío

Perry Anderson brita historiisto

Perry Anderson britischer Historiker

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Perry Anderson historien britannique

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Perry Anderson Suurbritannia ajaloolane

Πέρι Άντερσον

Перри Андерсон

Перрі Андерсон

آندرسون، پري، 1938-

بيري أندرسون، 1938-

بيري أندرسون مؤرخ بريطاني

پری اندرسون تاریخ‌نگار بریتانیایی

안더썬, 페이리 1938

안덕삼, 패리 1938

앤더슨, P. 1938-

앤더슨, 페리

앤더슨, 페리 1938-

페리 앤더슨

アンダ-ソン, ペリ- 1938-

アンダースン, ペリー

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