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  • 9.5 Theses on Art and Class

    Ben Davis draws the curtain back on the contemporary art world to assail its commodified roots.
  • Art and Value

    Art and Value is the first comprehensive analysis of art's political economy throughout classical, neoclassical and Marxist economics.
  • Art History as Social Praxis

    The key writings of one of the most important and unorthodox Marxists to study modern art.

  • A Beautiful Ghetto

    Allen asks us to see beyond the the violence and poverty that all too often defines the "ghetto."
  • 'Bitter with the Past but Sweet with the Dream'

    An engaging, wide-ranging, and groundbreaking reexamination of the relationship between African American writers and the communist movement in the US.
  • 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.
  • Caged

    An evocative, affecting play on the horrors of mass incarceration written collaboratively by prisoners who have experienced it first-hand.

  • Can I Kick It?

    Award-winning poet and playwright Idris Goodwin interrogates and remixes our cultural past in order to make sense of our present and potential futures.

  • Communards and Other Cultural Histories

    A wide-ranging collection of essays from Adrian Rifkin, covering cultural production, urbanism, and social conflict from a critical Marxist perspective.
  • The Conspiracy of Modern Art

    Internationally renowned Brazilian critic and art-historian Luiz Renato Martins presents an innovative new account of modern art from David to Abstract Expressionism.

  • The Crisis of Ugliness

    An essential text in the history of Marxist art theory, available in English for the first time

  • Debord, Time and Spectacle

    A detailed philosophical study of the theoretical work of Guy Debord and the Situationist International that helps to uncover a philosophy of praxis that remains useful today.

  • Degeneration and Revolution

    An important reexamination of the cultural left in Germany during the Weimer period.
  • The Dimensions of Hegemony

    In this highly original and engaging text, Craig Brandist unearths the Russian roots of Gramsci’s concept of cultural hegemony.
  • God, Guns, Gold and Glory

    The past, present and future of Puritanism as a defining feature of the American social character
  • Gramsci and Languages

    A ground breaking study that shows Gramsci's originality can be traced to his lifelong interest in language and linguistics.
  • Groove

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

    A Guernica magazine anthology of the best features, interviews, fiction, poetry and Guernica Daily articles published over the past year.
  • Guernica #2

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

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

    A lexicon of our age of inequality, which decodes the new vocabulary of capitalism for a broad readership.

  • 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.