The Portable Karl Marx

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Viking Press, 1983 - Philosophy - 606 pages
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Writings by Karl Marx concerning communism, politics, and economics are accompanied by a selection of his letters and reminiscences.

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Review: The Portable Karl Marx

User Review  - sologdin - Goodreads

decent selection of texts. it must be a fairly daunting task, the attempt to reduce the 50-volume MEGA down to one slim volume. that said, editor's marginal contributions are effective. Read full review

Review: The Portable Karl Marx

User Review  - Felix Purat - Goodreads

There was more to Karl Marx than his Communist Manifesto, and this entry in the Portable series provides a good insight into what Marx was all about. In addition to a well detailed biography of Marx ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
xi
Bibliographical Note and Acknowledgments
xlvi
Marxs Life
lii
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Karl Heinrich Marx, one of the fathers of communism, was born on May 5, 1818 in Trier, Germany. He was educated at a variety of German colleges, including the University of Jena. He was an editor of socialist periodicals and a key figure in the Working Man's Association. Marx co-wrote his best-known work, "The Communist Manifesto" (1848), with his friend, Friedrich Engels. Marx's most important work, however, may be "Das Kapital" (1867), an analysis of the economics of capitalism. He died on March 14, 1883 in London, England.

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