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The Publishing Ceremony for Marxism Dictionary Held

Submit Time:23-05-2018 | Source:People’s Daily (April 20, 2018) | Zoom In | Zoom Out


On the 19th, the publishing ceremony and symposium for Marxism Dictionary was held in Beijing. The event was jointly sponsored by the Propaganda Department of Hubei Provincial Committee of CPC, the Press, Publication, Broadcasting and TV Bureau of Hubei Province and Wuhan University, and attended by over 100 people as relevant personnel from the Propaganda Department of the Central Committee of CPC, the Social Sciences Department of the Ministry of Education and the dictionary editing committee and some author representatives.  

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, and is also the first year for studying and implementing the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the CPC. The Marxism Dictionary is an important achievement in the localization of Marxism in China with popularization in the present era. The dictionary consists of four parts as "Marxism”, "Leninism”, "Mao Zedong Thought” and “the theory system of socialism with Chinese characteristics”, with 2094 clauses including the basis concept, principle, representative works and representative figures of Marxism, significant historical events, important meetings and conferences and schools of ideas, presenting the historical conditions and courses and important carriers in the development of Marxism and the basic positions, ideas and methods of Marxism.  

Adhering to the basic principles of Marxism and to the Marxist outlook of the people of Communist Party of China, this book has highlighted the theoretical innovation achievements in the course of sinicization of Marxism, especially since the 18th National Congress of the CPC. It is a reference book, teaching book and history book for correct understanding and grasping the basic principles and knowledge of Marxism and its innovative application in the development of China.