Karl Marx: 2

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Viking Press, 1983 - Political Science - 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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Karl Marx may be relegated to the dustbin of history, but for a time his ideas shook the world. Even today many people use his name in vain without ever reading a single word he wrote. This is an ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
xi
Bibliographical Note and Acknowledgments
xlvi
Marxs Life
lii
Copyright

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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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