Definition of historical materialism in English:

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historical materialism


Another term for dialectical materialism.
Example sentences
  • The idea of a propaganda department is basically against the historical materialism of Karl Marx.
  • One notable example of non-Marxist historical materialism is Hannah Arendt's The Origins Of Totalitarianism.
  • The working class uprisings against Stalinism did not refute historical materialism.

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