Rosa Luxemburg

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Overview

Striking the right balance between personal insight and political analysis, this biography traces Rosa Luxemburg's development from a humble Polish girl with a keen interest in herding geese to the most important leader of the German Communist Party.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608460748
  • Publisher: Haymarket Books
  • Publication date: 11/16/2010
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author


Paul Frölich: (1884-1953) was a member of the German Social Democratic Party from 1902 until 1918, when, along with Rosa Luxemburg, he became a founding member of the German Communist Party.
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Table of Contents

Translator's note 8
Introduction to the English edition 9
Preface to the second German edition 13
1 Youth 21
2 The fate of Poland 29
3 In defence of Marxism 55
4 The conquest of political power 77
5 The Russian Revolution of 1905 92
6 In the line of fire 113
7 A new weapon 136
8 Concerning the end of capitalism 157
9 The struggle against imperialism 174
10 Like a candle burning at both ends 190
11 War 207
12 Russia 1917 238
13 The German Revolution 259
14 The road to death 288
Postscript 306
References 315
Bibliography 321
Index 327
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