Aspects of History and Class Consciousness

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Routledge, Mar 31, 2016 - History - 218 pages
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The various contributions in this book, originally published in 1971, discuss many aspects of the complex subject of history and class consciousness, and the themes that are dealt with are all inter-related. The papers range from history and sociology, through political theory and philosophy, to art criticism and literary criticism. Georg Lukács’ classic work History and Class Consciousness, is discussed in several of the essays, and the volume is prefaced by a letter from Georg Lukács to István Mészáros.


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A note from Georg Lukécs
a case of bourgeois class consciousness
Four Class structure and social consciousness
Five Reflections on history and class consciousness
Six Contingent and necessary class consciousness
Seven Propaganda ideology and
Eight Literature and social mobility
Nine Selfconsciousness and social consciousness
Appendix Historical setting of Lukácss History and Class

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