Frequency of Use of the Term “Lumpenproletariat” in the German Language, 1820-2008

From The Dangerous Class: The Concept of the Lumpenproletariat by Clyde W. Barrow

  • Ngram Graph illustrating Frequency of Use of the Term “Lumpenproletariat” in the English Language from 1820 to 2008
  • Political Science:Political Economy
  • Economics:Economic Theory
  • Class Studies
  • Political Science:Political Theory
  • 1820 to 2008
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  • Figure 2. Frequency of use of the term lumpenproletariat in the German language, 1820–2008. Note: Figure 2 is a Google Books Ngram, which visually illustrates how frequently the term lumpenproletariat appears in German-language books compared to other terms. The term shows a notable upsurge in usage during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.