Chris Harman


Revolution in the 21st Century

(July 2007)

Chris Harman, Revolution in the 21st century, London 2007.
First published July 2007 by Bookmarks Publications.
© Bookmarks Publications.
Marked up by Einde O’Callaghan for the Marxists’ Internet Archive.

Introduction: Everything to fight for

1: The actuality of revolution

2: What makes a revolution?

3: Parliamentarianism and revolution

4: Revolutionary democracy

5: Class and revolution

6: Class and consciousness

7: The role of revolutionaries

8: Building the party

9: Capitalism and violence

10: Revolutions of the 20th century

11: Human nature and the alternative to capitalism

12: Planning for human need

Conclusion: Knocking on history’s door

About the author

Chris Harman is the author of A People’s History of the World (Bookmarks 1998), Economics of the Madhouse (Bookmarks 1995) and The Lost Revolution: Germany 1918 to 1923 (Bookmarks 1982). He is the editor of International Socialism and is a leading member of the Socialist Workers Party (

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