By José Aricó
José Aricó. Translated from the Spanish by means of David Broder.
In a piece concentrated on Marx's harsh biography of Simón Bolívar, José Aricó examines why Latin the USA was once it sounds as if 'excluded' from Marx's inspiration, demanding the allegation that this expressed a few 'Eurocentric' prejudice.
Aricó exhibits how the German thinker's hostility in the direction of the Bonapartism and authoritarianism he pointed out within the Liberator colored his angle in the direction of the continent and the importance of its independence-processes.
Whilst criticising Marx's misreading of Latin-American realities, Aricó demonstrates contemporaneous, countervailing traits in Marx's concept, together with his appraisal of the innovative prospects of different 'peripheral' extra-European societies. As such, Aricó convincingly argues that Marx's paintings used to be no longer a dogma of linear 'progress', yet a residing, contradictory physique of concept consistently in development.
English translation of the Marx y América Latina variation, Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2010.
The Latin-American Marxism of Aricó: the hunt for the Autonomy of Politics in Marx’s Fallacy, Horacio Crespo
Introduction, Carlos Franco
Preface to the 1st Edition
Preface to the second one Edition
1. An avoided Reality
2. the expansion of the circulation and the challenge of Theory
3. the truth and Fallacy of Marx’s ‘Eurocentrism’
4. De Te Fabula Narratur?
5. The Theoretical and Political Presuppositions of nationwide ‘Autonomy’
6. Hegel Redivivus
7. The Political purposes for a Disconnect
8. Marx’s Bolívar
Appendix 1. Rosa Luxemburg and the ‘Crisis’ of Marxism
Appendix 2. Hegel and Latin America
Appendix three. Marx and the clients of Russian Society
Appendix four. Marx’s Shift of awareness in the direction of Agrarian Communities
Appendix five. at the Social-Democratic Leaders’ August 1914 ‘Betrayal’
Appendix 6. Marx and the Spanish Revolution
Appendix 7. Aníbal Ponce’s ‘Marginal Notes’
Appendix eight. at the impression of British Hegemony in Latin America
Appendix nine. ‘Bolivar y Ponte’, by means of Karl Marx
Epilogue to the second one variation