The Day After the Revolution

The Day After the Revolution

Slavoj Zizek, V I Lenin
Our Price:  £3.99
List Price:  £10.99
Saving Of:  64%

Availability:  

  

In stock

Author:  Slavoj Zizek, V I Lenin
Condition:  New
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  272
Publisher:  Verso Books
Year:  2018
ISBN:  9781786636300

Lenin's originality and importance as a revolutionary leader is most often associated with the seizure of power in 1917. But, Zizek argues in his new study and collection of original texts, Lenin's true greatness can be better grasped in the very last couple of years of his political life. Russia had survived foreign invasion, embargo and a terrifying civil war, as well as internal revolts such as at Kronstadt in 1921. But the new state was exhausted, isolated and disorientated in the face of the world revolution that seemed to be receding. New paths had to be sought, almost from scratch, for the Soviet state to survive and imagine some alternative route to the future. With his characteristic brio and provocative insight, Zizek suggests that Lenin's courage as a thinker can be found in his willingness to face this reality of retreat lucidly and frontally.

You may also like
Save Your Marriage in Five Minutes a Day: Simple Daily Strategies to Transform Your Relationship
Bonnie Jacobson
Condition: New
£12.08   £3.99

A happy marriage is within every couple's reach - if they so desire. In marriage as in life, happiness is a state of mind, a state of mind that you can create together in mere minutes. This title helps couples learn how they can make each other happy with the small yet meaningful gestures that up to a big difference - one day at a time.


Prayer for the Day Volume II: 365 Inspiring Daily Reflections
BBC Radio 4
Condition: New
£12.99   £3.50

All religions agree on one thing: that to be human is to pray. This new collection of 365 meditations from BBC Radio 4's Prayer for the Day offers insights from across the faiths into happiness, integrity and spiritual wellbeing. The contributors give new perspectives on the challenges of our era, providing welcome opportunities,


The Day After Tomorrow: A Handbook on the Future of Economic Policy in the Developing World
Condition: New
£13.75

The global financial crisis of 2008-09 did not just change the global economic order. It also changed the way we think about that order. Principles and practices that were once accepted wisdom are now in doubt or discredited. New, fundamental questions opened. And the search for answers has barely begun. ...