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4.01234567901235 out of 54.01234567901235 out of 54.01234567901235 out of 54.01234567901235 out of 54.01234567901235 out of 5 4.01 (81 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Thomas Sowell Narrator: Christopher Louis Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2012 ISBN: 9781470830953
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Marxism is a term that many people freely use, but few seem to grasp its implications. Sowell’s book is the antidote to this problem. He writes in a fluid and easy-to-follow manner, leading the listener through the Marxian scheme of ideas. Along the way, he shatters some existing interpretations of Marx-interpretations that have developed through repetition rather than through scholarship.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Sowell…explains so well that a traveler moving across the bumpy Marxian landscape for the first time can have a safe trip, or a veteran intellectual in need of a refresher course also can be intrigued.”

    Los Angeles Times

  • “A compellingly readable exposition of Marx.”

    American Library Association

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bur | 3/2/2017

    " This erudite book is a detailed presentation of Marxism. The economic and political roots of Marxist theory are explored and attempts to make them work in reality. If you are looking for a book to provide more than surface definition of Marxism, this is it. Sowell's reputation precedes itself and I knew before I listened that it would be well done. Highly recommended. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ben | 10/26/2013

    " A chance to understand what Marx thought. Turns out he was not all bad (in my opinion). "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Thomas Ross | 8/12/2013

    " Really helpful book for grasping Marx's ideas. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeff | 3/24/2013

    " A thoughtful and concise overview of Marxist thought. If you'd like to learn about Marxism, don't start with Das Kapital or Theories of Surplus Value, start here. "

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About the Author
Author Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institute and the author of A Personal Odyssey, The Vision of the Anointed, Ethnic America, and several other books. His essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Time, Newsweek, Forbes, and Fortune and are syndicated in 150 newspapers. He lives in Stanford, California.