Compilation of Marxist Classics in Chinese Slowly Progressing


BEIJING, July 18 (Xinhua) – China has so far released 14 volumes of “Ma Zang,” a collection of Marxist classics and related documents, with a total of 9 million Chinese characters, according to its compiler.

Launched in 2015 by Peking University in cooperation with several domestic and foreign research institutes, the compilation of “Ma Zang” aims to provide a comprehensive picture of the evolution of Marxism. The whole project will take around 20 years.

The published volumes include original works and translated versions, articles, reports, files, notes and letters, as well as relevant documents from the Chinese Communist Party.

A seminar on “Ma Zang” was also presented at the Third World Congress on Marxism, which was held over the weekend in Beijing. At the seminar, various Marxist academics from home and abroad shared their field research findings via online and offline methods.

The compilation of “Ma Zang” should facilitate a systematic review and a deep understanding of the adaptation of Marxism to the Chinese context, and lay a more solid theoretical basis for the development of Marxism in the 21st century, said Gu Hailiang, editor-in-chief. . -in chief of “Ma Zang.”


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