Marx, His Time and Ours

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Marx, His Time and Ours

By Rudolf Schlesinger
Kelley, 1950
440 pp. $4.50
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Behind the somewhat turgid style of this inquiry into "the modifications of the Marxist system made by the further evolution of the social formation investigated by Marx," it becomes apparent that all the author's revisions of Marxism correspond to the present structure and policies of the Soviet régime. For example, the withering away of the state is now seen as a "Utopian extrapolation of liberal ideals."