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Labor, Nature, and the Evolution of Humanity

17 pages photos and illustrations, index

Format: Paper

184 Pages

Edition: 1st

Year: 2022

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 9781604881202

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Labor, Nature, and the Evolution of Humanity

The Long View of History

By Frederick Engels,  George Novack,  Karl Marx,  Mary-Alice Waters, 

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Where did humanity come from? How did we arrive where we are today?Why is that even important?   Because without understanding how human society, since our remotest ancestors, has been created through social labor, working people remain prisoners of the capitalist epoch in which we live. Without knowing how our...

“As an introduction to an important but now neglected side of one of the great debates of our age, this short book genuinely deserves attention.”Peter W. Wood, president, National Association of Scholars

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