Pamphlets by Raya Dunayevskaya
American Civilization on Trial: Black Masses as Vanguard. Originally published in 1963 on the occasion of the historic March on Washington, this pamphlet was taught in “freedom schools” during the Civil Rights Movement. It traces the radical history of the U.S. by showing the times when mass movements of African-Americans and those of white workers united and created turning points in history. Dunayevskaya considered this work as foundational to Marxist-Humanism in the U.S. Includes later additions by Dunayevskaya and Charles Denby. 117 pages. $8.00
The Philosophic Moment of Marxist-Humanism: Two Historic-Philosophic Writings by Raya Dunayevskaya. Her 1953 Letters on Hegel’s Absolutes, in which she discerns a dual movement from theory and from practice, plus her final 1987 draft presentation on organization and philosophy. 52 pages. $4.00
Nationalism, Communism, Marxist Humanism and the Afro-Asian Revolutions. Dunayevskaya’s 1961 summing up of the Third World Revolutions to date and the pitfalls that awaited them: the world market and politics, bureaucratization, and ideas ranging from Pan Africanism to Trotskyism. Includes her 1984 introduction taking up the recent revolutions in Iran and Grenada. 34 pages. $4.00
The Coal Miners’ General Strike of 1949-50 and the Birth of Marxist-Humanism in the U.S. Story of the workers’ self-organization, plus Dunayevskaya’s 1983 essay, “The Emergence of a New Movement from Practice that is Itself a Form of Theory.” Includes correspondence with C.L.R. James and Grace Lee Boggs. 45 pages. $4.00
Marx’s Capital and Today’s Global Crises. In 1978, Dunayevskaya reprinted the chapters on Capital from Marxism and Freedom along with new critiques of Ernest Mandel and Tony Cliff, and a preface by the Scottish Marxist-Humanist Harry McShane. 108 pages. $8.00
Marxist-Humanist Writings on the Middle East. This 2003 publication includes selected writings by Dunayevskaya from 1961-1982 and a bibliography of more on the Middle East, along with later pieces by members of the organization she founded. 78 pages. $8.00
Guide to the Raya Dunayevskaya Collection in the Wayne State University Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Detroit. Dunayevskaya donated her archives in 12 volumes, and prepared this guide containing introductions and descriptions, making research easy. $8.00
A Guide to the Supplement to the collection at Wayne State University was also published. Two more volumes were donated after her death; they include her last writings and additional writings around her books. $8.00.
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