Karl Marx, a biography by Heinrich Gemkow

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  • Marx, Karl, -- 1818-1883.

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Statementby Heinrich Gemkow in collaboration with Oskar Hoffmann ... [et al.] ; [edited by the Institute of Marxism-Leninism of the Central Committee of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany]
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Pagination426 p.
Number of Pages426
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Open LibraryOL16641033M

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Together with Friedrich Engels, he authored ‘Manifesto of the Communist Party’ and enlarged the pamphlet in his book ‘Das Kapital.’ This formed the basis of Marxism. Biography Karl Marx Karl Marx was born in in Trier, Germany. The Karl Marx Library is a topically-organized series of original translations and biographical commentaries edited by historian and Karl Marx scholar Saul K.

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Karl Marx died in England in. Eleanor Marx: A Life review – a spirited biography of the tireless socialist Karl Marx's daughter was a brilliant feminist betrayed by the men she loved, not least her own father.Friedrich Engels (/ ˈ ɛ ŋ (ɡ) əl z / ENG-(g)əlz, German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈʔɛŋl̩s]), sometimes anglicised as Frederick Engels (28 November – 5 August ), was a German philosopher, historian, political scientist and revolutionary was also a businessman, journalist and political activist, whose father was an owner of large textile factories in Salford (Greater.Karl Marx, in full Karl Heinrich Marx, (born May 5,Trier, Rhine province, Prussia [Germany]—died MaLondon, England), revolutionary, sociologist, historian, and economist.

He published (with Friedrich Engels) Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei (), commonly known as The Communist Manifesto, the most celebrated.

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