The New York Intellectuals, Thirtieth Anniversary Edition: the Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left from the 1930s to the 1980s [Thirtieth anniversary edition] 9781469635941, 9781469635958, 0807817163, 0807841692, 1390330362, 1469635941, 9781469635965, 1469635968

For a generation, Alan M. Wald'sThe New York Intellectualshas stood as the authoritative account of an often misund

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The New York Intellectuals, Thirtieth Anniversary Edition: the Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left from the 1930s to the 1980s [Thirtieth anniversary edition]
 9781469635941, 9781469635958, 0807817163, 0807841692, 1390330362, 1469635941, 9781469635965, 1469635968

Table of contents :
Introduction: Political amnesia – Part I. Origins of the anti-Stalinist left – Jewish internationalists – Dissident communists – Radical modernists – Part II. Revolutionary intellectuals – Philosophers and revolutionists – The Moscow trials – Cannonites and Shachtmanites – The second imperialist war – The New York intellectuals in fiction – Part III. The great retreat – Apostates and true believers – The cul-de-sac of social democracy – The bitter fruits of anticommunism – Epilogue: Marxism and intellectuals in the United States.

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