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  • 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.
  • The Politics of Style

    An ambitious intervention, asserting the importance of a Marxist interpretation of literary style and moving towards a new Marxist poetics.
  • Hip Hop's Hostile Gospel

    Hip Hop’s Hostile Gospel is a wide-ranging and highly enjoyable attempt to unearth the theology of Hip Hop
  • NASCAR, Sturgis, and the New Economy of Spectacle

    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
  • A Beautiful Ghetto

    Allen asks us to see beyond the the violence and poverty that all too often defines the "ghetto."
  • This Is Modern Art

    A glimpse into the lives of anonymous graffiti artists that asks us to question the true purpose of art.
  • Art and Value

    Art and Value is the first comprehensive analysis of art's political economy throughout classical, neoclassical and Marxist economics.
  • Degeneration and Revolution

    An important reexamination of the cultural left in Germany during the Weimer period.
  • Guernica #2

    A Guernica magazine anthology of the best features, interviews, fiction, poetry and Guernica Daily articles published over the past year.
  • 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
  • Groove

    In this engaging and original book Abel explains the rise to prominence in Western Music of a new rhythm: Groove.
  • The Letters of Joe Hill

    The legend of Joe Hill, brought to life through his letters, songs, and writings.
  • Boots Riley

    Blending poetics, politics, and everyday life, the singular lyrics of Boots Riley, poet of the hip-hop underground are collected here.
  • The BreakBeat Poets

    Edited by Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali Lansana, et al.
    A first-of-its-kind anthology of hip-hop poetica written for and by the people.
  • Guernica

    A Guernica magazine anthology of the best features, interviews, fiction, poetry and Guernica Daily articles published over the past year.
  • 9.5 Theses on Art and Class

    Davis draws the curtain back on the contemporary art world to assail its' commodified roots.
  • Monsters of the Market

    Everywhere the Market goes it spawns monsters in its wake. From Frankenstein, to Zombies, McNally analyzes these creatures of Capitalism.
  • 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.
  • Rich People Things

    Keeping up with the American elite can be tiring. This is the layman's guide to how the wealthy maintain control.
  • The Pen and the Sword

    Interviews with the late Edward Said, world-renowned literary scholar, cultural critic, and advocate for Palestinian rights.
  • In Praise of Barbarians

    A bold collection of essays and polemics from the world-renowned social critic Mike Davis.
  • The Meek and the Militant

    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.