Collected Works, Volume 45: Letters 1874-79

By Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

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Volume forty five comprises Marx's and Engels' letters from January 1874 to December 1879. particularly, they mirror the recent level within the background of the working-class stream and Marxist thought that begun within the 1870s after the Paris Commune. in addition they light up the heritage to special works like Marx's Critique of the Gotha Programme (1875), Engels' Anti-Dühring (1876-78), and their together written round Letter (1879) to the best German Social-Democrats. The correspondence is a wealthy resource for the research of the emergence of socialist events in several nations, and for the unfold of Marx's and Engels' ideas.

MECW info:

Marx/Engels accrued Works (MECW) is the biggest selection of translations into English of the works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. It comprises all works released by way of Marx and Engels of their lifetimes and diverse unpublished manuscripts and letters. The gathered Works, which was once translated by means of Richard Dixon and others, comprises 50 volumes. It was once compiled and published among 1975 and 2005 by way of growth Publishers (Moscow) in collaboration with Lawrence and Wishart (London) and overseas Publishers (New York).

The amassed Works comprises fabric written via Marx among 1835 and his demise in 1883, and by way of Engels among 1838 and his demise in 1895. The early volumes comprise juvenilia, together with correspondence among Marx and his father, Marx's poetry, and letters from Engels to his sister. numerous volumes gather the pair's articles for the Neue Rheinische Zeitung.

Other volumes within the accumulated Works comprise famous works of Marx and Engels, together with The Communist Manifesto, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, and Capital, lesser-known works, and formerly unpublished or untranslated manuscripts. The gathered Works contains thirteen volumes of correspondence by means of the mature Marx and Engels, masking the interval from 1844 via 1895.
Although the accumulated Works is the main entire selection of the paintings by means of Marx and Engels released to this point in English, it's not their whole works. A venture to post the pair's whole works in German is anticipated to require greater than one hundred twenty volumes.

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Publication Date: October 24, 2007 | ISBN-10: 0754649490 | ISBN-13: 978-0754649496

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About the Author
James Petras is Professor Emeritus in Sociology at SUNY at Binghamton, long island, united states, and Adjunct Professor in overseas improvement reports at Saint Mary's collage, Halifax, NS, Canada. he's the writer of over sixty books and various different writings on Latin the United States and global advancements, together with the hot improvement Politics (2003). an inventory and a dossier of his periodical writings and magazine articles could be accessed through Henry Veltmeyer is Professor of improvement reports on the Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas (UAZ), Mexico, and Professor of Sociology and foreign improvement reports at St. Mary's college, Halifax, NS, Canada. he's writer of various ebook size stories and scholarly articles on problems with Latin American and global advancements, together with Globalization and Antiglobalization (2004).
Product Details

Hardcover: 182 pages
writer: Ashgate (October 24, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0754649490
ISBN-13: 978-0754649496

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