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Karl Marx (Library of World Biography Series)

By William A. Pelz

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 3, 2011

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 Karl Marx, part of the Library of World Biography Series, explores the Industrial Revolution by detailing the life and work of Karl Marx. The text is 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. It 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

Introduction

                                                                

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

 

Chronology     

Significant Works

Glossary of People

Glossary of Terms

A Note on Sources

For Further Study   

 

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