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Moses Hess: The Holy History of Mankind and Other Writings
     

Moses Hess: The Holy History of Mankind and Other Writings

by Moses Hess, Raymond Geuss, Shlomo Avineri
 

ISBN-10: 0521383471

ISBN-13: 9780521383479

Pub. Date: 12/01/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Holy History of Mankind was published in 1837, the first book-length socialist tract to appear in Germany, representing an unusual synthesis of Judaism and Christianity. (Moses Hess was a major figure in the development of both early communist and Zionist thought.) Shlomo Avineri provides the first complete English translation of this classic text, along with

Overview

The Holy History of Mankind was published in 1837, the first book-length socialist tract to appear in Germany, representing an unusual synthesis of Judaism and Christianity. (Moses Hess was a major figure in the development of both early communist and Zionist thought.) Shlomo Avineri provides the first complete English translation of this classic text, along with new renditions of Sozialsmus und Kommunismus and Ein Kommunistisches Bekenntis. The volume includes a chronology, concise introduction and notes for further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521383479
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/01/2004
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Note on the text; Chronology; Bibliographical note; The Holy History of Mankind; Socialism and Communism; A Communist Credo; Consequences of a Future Revolution of the Proletariat; Appendix: Christ and Spinoza (from Rome and Jerusalem: The Last Nationality Question); Index.

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