Harry Magdoff

Harry Magdoff

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Henry Samuel Magdoff, was a prominent American socialist commentator. He held several administrative positions in government during the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt and later became co-editor of the Marxist publication, Monthly Review. A child of poor Russian-Jewish immigrants, Magdoff grew up in the Bronx. In 1929, at age 15, Magdoff first started reading Karl Marx when he picked up a copy of The Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy in a used-book store. "It blew my mind," recalled Magdoff in 2003. "His view of history was a revelation....that got me started reading about economics. We were going into the Depression then and I wanted to figure out what it all meant." 1 His interest in Marx led him to embrace socialismshow more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 322g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135756966
  • 9786135756968