Karl Marx: The Story of His Life

Karl Marx: The Story of His Life

By: Franz Mehring (author), E. Fitzgerald (translator)Hardback

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Containing footnotes and an extensive bibliography, this edition of Franz Mehring's classic biography is designed to assist the English-speaking reader towards a better understanding of Marx, his work and a history of Marxism. The book is divided into parts as follows: Early Years; A Pupil of Hegel; Exile in Paris; Friedrich Engels; Exile in Brussels; Revolution and Counter-Revolution; Exile in London; Marx and Engels; The Crimean War and the Crisis; Dynastic Changes; The Early Years of the International; 'Das Kapital'; The Zenith and Decline of the International; The Last Decade.

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Chapter 1: Early Years 1. Home and School 2. Jenny Von Westphalen Chapter 2: A Pupil of Hegel 1. The First Year In Berlin 2. The Young Hegelians 3. The Philosophy of Self-Consciousness 4. The Doctoral Dissertation 5. The "Anekdota" and the "Rheinsche Zeitung" 6. The Rhenish Diet 7. Five Months of Struggle 8. Ludwig Feuerbach 9. Marriage and Banishment Chapter 3: Exile in Paris 1. The "Deutsch-Franzosische Zeitung" 2. A Philosophic Perspective 3. "On The Jewish Question" 4. French Civilization 5. The "Vorwarts" and the Expulsion of Marx Chapter 4. Friedrich Engels 1. Office and Barracks 2. English Civilization 3. "The Holy Family" 4. A Fundamental Socialist Work Chapter 5: Exile in Brussels 1. The "German Ideology" 2. "True Socialism" 3. Weitling and Proudhon 4. Historical Materialism 5. The "Deutsche Brusseler Zeitung" 6. The Communist League 7. Propaganda In Brussels 8. "The Communist Manifesto" Chapter 6: Revolution and Counter-Revolution 1. February and March Days 2. June Days 3. The War Against Russia 4. September Days 5. The Cologne Democracy 6. Freiligrath and Lassalle 7. October and November Days 8. An Act of Perfidy 9. And Another Cowardly Trick Chapter 7: Exile in London 1. The "Neue Rheinische Revue" 2. The Kinkel Affair 3. The Split in the Communist League 4. Life In Exile 5. "The Eighteenth Brumaire" 6. The Communist Trial In Cologne Chapter 8: Marx and Engels 1. Genius and Society 2. An Incomparable Alliance Chapter 9: The Crimean War and the Crisis 1. European Politics 2. David Urquhart, G.J. Harney and Ernerst Jones 3. Family and Friends 4. The Crisis of 1857 5. The "Critique of Political Economy" Chapter 10: Dynastic Changes 1. The Italian War 2. The Dispute With Lassalle 3. New Struggles in Exile 4. Interludes 5. "Herr Vogt" 6. Domestic and Personal 7. Lassalle's Agitation Chapter 11: The Early Years of the International 1. The Founding of the International 2. "The Inaugural Address" 3. The Breach with Schweitzer 4. The First Conference In London 5. The Austro-Prussian War 6. The Geneva Congress Chapter 12: "Das Kapital" 1. Birth Pangs 2. The First Volume 3. The Second and Third Volumes 4. The Reception of "Capital" Chapter 13: The International at its Zenith 1. England, France and Belgium 2. Switzerland and Germany 3. Bakuninin's Agitation 4. The Alliance of Socialist Democracy 5. The Basle Congress 6. Confusion in Geneva 7. The "Confidential Communication" 8. The Irish Amnesty and the French Plebiscite Chapter 14: The Decline of the International 1. Sedan 2. After Sedan 3. "The Civil War In France" 4. The International and the Paris Commune 5. The Bakuninist Opposition 6. The Second Conference in London 7. The Disintegration of the International 8. The Hague Congress 9. Valedictory Twinges Chapter 15: The Last Decade 1. Marx at Home 2. The German Social Democracy 3. Anarchism and the War in the Near East 4. The Dawn of a New Day 5. Twilight The Last Year

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  • publication date: 05/06/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780415313339
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 604
  • ID: 9780415313339
  • weight: 771
  • ISBN10: 0415313333
  • translations: German

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