Appropriate for survey courses in Western Civilization and World History as well as courses in 19th Century European History.
Karl Marx, part of the Libary of World Biography Series, is a concise and readable biography. Appropriate for survey courses in Western Civilization and World History as well as courses in 19th Century European History.
Aimed primarily at undergraduates with little or no background knowledge of Marx or his theories, this book covers the important aspects of his life and the major theoretical arguments of his work in an accessible style. The book also explores the Industrial Revolution through the lens of Marx's view of socialism, not simply as an ethical idea but also as a way of framing the industrial system and its impact on workers.
Each interpretive biography in the Library of World Biography Series focuses on a person whose actions and ideas either significantly influenced world events or whose life reflects important themes and developments in global history.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 MARX BEFORE THE MANIFESTO
CHAPTER 2 A SPECTER IS HAUNTING EUROPE?
CHAPTER 3 LONDON: INTO EXILE AND POVERTY
CHAPTER 4 WORKERS OF THE WORLD, UNITE: THE INTERNATIONAL WORKING MEN’S ASSOCIATION (IWMA)
CHAPTER 5 DAS KAPITAL AND THE ECONOMICS OF INDUSTRIALISM
CHAPTER 6 "ALL I KNOW IS I’M NOT A MARXIST”: MARX’S LAST YEARS
CHAPTER 7 THE MEANING OF MARX
Glossary of People
Glossary of Terms
A Note on Sources
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$10.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-09142-3