Alfred Schmidt was a German social scientist and the author of "History and Structure: An Essay on Hegelian-Marxist and Structuralist Theories of History."
"A subtle and scholarly treatment of Marx's materialism. Schmidt's work can be recommended as the best treatment of this much misunderstood topic... Essential reading."-David McLellan, "New Statesman" "Refreshingly free from dictatorial intellectualism... An exciting scholar."-"Radical Philosophy" "Unexpected popular relevance today when a whole new generation is beginning to ask fundamental questions about man's relationship to nature."--"New Society"