By George Novack
"These essays are part of the literature of Marxism that every student should explore... Novack's writings are rewarding not only for their subject matter, but also for the author's lucid style and fine command of Marxist polemics."- Library Journal.
In this collection of essays George Novack outlines the immense and intricate evolution of human development. In addition to pointing out the laws that have governed human achievement and progress, Novack applies these laws to the analysis of contemporary problems and events. Written from the standpoint of Marxism, these essays throw light on a range of historical problems, from the role of the Individual in history to technology's role in shaping human progress. Novack also assesses the major theories of history, from the Greeks to the Marxists.