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" Men make their own history, but they do not make it just as they please; they do not make it under circumstances chosen by themselves, but under circumstances directly found, given and transmitted from the past. "
Knowing Machines: Essays on Technical Change - Page 27
by Donald A. MacKenzie - 1998 - 338 pages
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Writing Revolution: Aesthetics and Politics in Hawthorne, Whitman, and Thoreau

Peter J. Bellis - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 232 pages
...phrase," that phrase is not an empty one-it is, in this case, "a prophecy" (510). Just as "Men make their own history, but they do not make it just as they please," so too, representation is not empty and without consequences, but those consequences may be discernible...
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Dreaming Suburbia: Detroit and the Production of Postwar Space and Culture

Amy Maria Kenyon - History - 2004 - 214 pages
...The expression, "wounds of geography" is taken from Sennett, Fall of Public Man, 298. 82. "Men make their own history, but they do not make it just as...chosen by themselves, but under circumstances directly found, given and transmitted from the past" (Marx, "Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte," in Tucker,...
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Conscripts of Modernity: The Tragedy of Colonial Enlightenment

David Scott - History - 2004 - 279 pages
...Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte. The now famous aphorism at the beginning of this book— "Men make their own history, but they do not make it just as...circumstances chosen by themselves, but under circumstances, given and transmitted from the past"31 — is a source of considerable leverage for James's endeavor...
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Sociology for Health Professionals in Ireland

Abbey Hyde - Health - 2004 - 365 pages
...live. According to Marx, humans3 make society but not solely in the order of their choosing. Men make their own history, but they do not make it just as...under circumstances chosen by themselves, but under 3 Marx, in keeping with practices of the historical period in which he was writing, used the term 'men'...
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Transmitting Culture

Régis Debray - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 224 pages
...repeat past revolutions: one is a revolutionary out of conservatism. We have all read that "Men make history, but they do not make it just as they please;...chosen by themselves, but under circumstances directly found, given and transmitted by the past." This "tradition of dead generations" that the author of...
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Trotsky

Dave Renton - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 180 pages
...people to remake their world. 'Men make their own history,' he wrote in his Eighteenth Brumaire (1852), 'but they do not make it just as they please; they...themselves, but under circumstances directly encountered and inherited from the past.'124 According to Wilson, the idea that people make history took over the...
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Sociological Theory in the Classical Era: Text and Readings

Laura Desfor Edles, Scott Appelrouth - Social Science - 2005 - 402 pages
...as Marx stated in one of his most famous passages. although "men make their own history . . . they do not make it just as they please; they do not make...chosen by themselves. but under circumstances directly found. given and transmitted from the past" t1852/1978;5951. Of greatest import in this regard is that...
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Voyaging Through the Contemporary Pacific

David L. Hanlon, Geoffrey Miles White - Social Science - 2000 - 443 pages
...multifaceted to be encompassed by a simple binary agent-victim construct. Perhaps Marx's old dictum that people "make their own history, but they do not make it just as they please" (1963, 15) says it all. Everyone is acted on every day, no matter how independent they may pretend...
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Workplace Learning in Context

Helen Rainbird, Alison Fuller, Anne Munro - Business & Economics - 2004 - 314 pages
...ot voluntatism. In this tegatd, we ate guided by Matx's insight that: 'Men make theit own histoty, but they do not make it just as they please; they do not make it undet citcumstances chosen by themselves, but undet citcumstances ditectly encounteted, given and ttansmitted...
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La Nueva California: Latinos in the Golden State

David Hayes-Bautista - Social Science - 2004 - 286 pages
...around 2015. To update Marx's observation on the making of history, humans "make their own history, but they do not make it under circumstances chosen by themselves, but under circumstances directly found, given, and transmitted from the past" (Carper and Carper 1991, 209). California can make its...
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