Dispatches for the New York Tribune: Selected Journalism of Karl Marx

Dispatches for the New York Tribune: Selected Journalism of Karl Marx

by Karl Marx
     
 

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Karl Marx (1818-1883) is arguably the most famous political philosopher of all time, but he was also one of the great foreign correspondents of the nineteenth century. During his eleven years writing for the New York Tribune (their collaboration began in 1852), Marx tackled an abundance of topics, from issues of class and the state to world affairs. Particularly… See more details below

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Karl Marx (1818-1883) is arguably the most famous political philosopher of all time, but he was also one of the great foreign correspondents of the nineteenth century. During his eleven years writing for the New York Tribune (their collaboration began in 1852), Marx tackled an abundance of topics, from issues of class and the state to world affairs. Particularly moving pieces highlight social inequality and starvation in Britain, while others explore his groundbreaking views on the slave and opium trades - Marx believed Western powers relied on these and would stop at nothing to protect their interests. Above all, Marx’s fresh perspective on nineteenth-century events encouraged his readers to think, and his writing is surprisingly relevant today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780141441924
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/26/2008
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
880,334
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.78(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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