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In this engaging and original book Abel explains the rise to prominence in Western Music of a new rhythm: Groove.
A Beautiful Ghetto
Allen asks us to see beyond the the violence and poverty that all too often defines the "ghetto."
The Pen and the Sword
Edward W. Said
Interviews with the late Edward Said, world-renowned literary scholar, cultural critic, and advocate for Palestinian rights.
Art and Value
Art and Value
is the first comprehensive analysis of art's political economy throughout classical, neoclassical and Marxist economics.
A New Kind of Public
This engaging and original work argues that modern Hollywood was forged in the fires of class struggle and economic inequality
The BreakBeat Poets
Quraysh Ali Lansana
, et al.
A first-of-its-kind anthology of hip-hop poetica written for and by the people.
This Is Modern Art
A glimpse into the lives of anonymous graffiti artists that asks us to question the true purpose of art.
9.5 Theses on Art and Class
Ben Davis draws the curtain back on the contemporary art world to assail its commodified roots.
In Praise of Barbarians
A bold collection of essays and polemics from the world-renowned social critic Mike Davis.
A Guernica magazine anthology of the best features, interviews, fiction, poetry and Guernica Daily articles published over the past year.
magazine anthology of the best features, interviews, fiction, poetry and
articles published over the past year.
Selections from Cultural Writings
The most comprehensive collection of Antonio Gramsci's writings on the relationship between culture and politics available in the English language.
The Politics of Style
An ambitious intervention, asserting the importance of a Marxist interpretation of literary style and moving towards a new Marxist poetics.
Landscape Between Ideology and the Aesthetic
An extraordinary collection of pieces from the three plus decade career of one of Britain’s most important Marxist art-historians.
Degeneration and Revolution
An important reexamination of the cultural left in Germany during the Weimer period.
The Letters of Joe Hill
The legend of Joe Hill, brought to life through his letters, songs, and writings.
NASCAR, Sturgis, and the New Economy of Spectacle
William J. Swart
A brilliant and compelling application of the analytic tools of Critical Theory to NASCAR and Motor Cycle rallies.
God, Guns, Gold and Glory
The past, present and future of Puritanism as a defining feature of the American social character
Rich People Things
Keeping up with the American elite can be tiring. This is the layman's guide to how the wealthy maintain control.
Monsters of the Market
Everywhere the Market goes it spawns monsters in its wake. From Frankenstein, to Zombies, McNally analyzes these creatures of Capitalism.
Blending poetics, politics, and everyday life, the singular lyrics of Boots Riley, poet of the hip-hop underground are collected here.
The Meek and the Militant
Paul N. Siegel
An invaluable critical analysis of how religion shapes politics, encouraging both submission and, at times, revolution.
Literature and Revolution
A new, annotated edition of Leon Trotsky's classic study of the relationship of politics and art.
Hip Hop's Hostile Gospel
Daniel White Hodge
Hip Hop’s Hostile Gospel
is a wide-ranging and highly enjoyable attempt to unearth the theology of Hip Hop