Volume 1 of a two volume anthology on Marxist writings on communications, information and culture. Edited by Armand Mattelart and Seth Siegelaub. Essays by Armand Mattelart, Seth Siegelaub, Karl Marx, Frederick Engels, Antonio Gramsci, V.I. Lenin, Mao Tse-Tung, Pierre Bourdieu, Revolutionary Left Movement (MIR), Henri Lefèbvre, Leonardo Acosta, Michele Mattelart, Dallas W. Smythe, Sidney Finkelstein, Robin Murray, Tom Wengraf, Franz Mehring, Robert Escarpit, Jurgen Habermas, Yves de la Haye, Amilcar Cabral, Renato Constantino, Carlos Ortega, Carlos Romero, Pierre Frederix, J.D. Bernal, Stuart Ewen, Noobar Retheos Danielian, The Film Council, Rolf Linder, Raymond Williams, Robert A. Brady, Derrick Sington, Arthur Weidenfeld, Free Communications Group, Rene Peron, French Communist Party Commiee of Chaix Printers, Roberto Bonchio, Judy Strasser, Manuel Janco, Daniel Furjot, Jean-Michel Caroit, Maolsheachlainn O Caollai, Science for the People, Louis A. Perez, Jr., Herbert I. Schiller, Rafael Drinot Silva, Thomas H. Guback, Samuel Perez Barreto, James Aronson, Phong Hien, Le Van Hao, H.N., Carol Brightman, and Michael Klare. Includes bibliography and contributors biographies. "This first volume, 1. CAPITALISM, IMPERIALISM, provides the basic Marxist theory essential to an analysis of the communication process and studies the formation of the capitalist communication apparatus, ideology, and 'mass' culture. Volume 1 contains 64 texts. More than one third are published for the first time in English, and some texts appear for the first time in any language. Contents: A. Basic Analytic Concepts; B. Bourgeois Ideology of Communication; C. The Formation of the Capitalist Mode of Communication (Bourgeois Hegemony, Colonialism, Industrialization, Fascism); D. Monopoly Capitalism/Imperialism and Global Ideological Control (Concentration and Standardization, New Technology, Imperialist System, Militarization of Culture). In addition, in includes and Extensive bibliography of Marxist books and reviews concerned with communication." -- publisher's statement.