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Karl Marx: Selected Writings

Second Edition

Karl Marx
Edited by David McLellan

22 June 2000

ISBN: 9780198782650

704 pages

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Price: £49.99



This edition of McLellan's comprehensive selection of Marx's writings includes carefully selected extracts from the whole range of Marx's most important pieces alongside a fully revised and updated bibliography and editorial commentary on each document. New editorial introductions to each section of the book provide the reader with the background and context of Marx's writing in each period. Essential reading for anyone wishing for a detailed overview of Marx's political philosophy.

  • Contains a comprehensive selection of carefully selected extracts from the whole range of Marx's writings
  • Chronologically arranged documents allow the reader to trace the development of Marx's thought
  • Fully updated editorial introduction and bibliography supplied for each extract
  • Provides an unparalleled overview of Marx's political thought
  • Puts Marx's writings into biographical and historical context

About the Author(s)

Karl Marx

Edited by David McLellan, Visiting Professor of Political Theory at Goldsmiths' College, University of London. He was previously Professor of Political Theory, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent

Table of Contents

    Part One: The Early Writings 1837-1844
    Editorial Introduction
    1:Letter to his Father
    2:Doctoral Thesis
    3:Articles for the Rheinische Zeitung
    4:Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right
    5:A Correspondence of 1843
    6:On the Jewish Question
    7:Towards a Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right
    8:Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts
    9:Letter to Ludwig Feuerbach
    10:On James Mill
    11:Critical Remarks on the Article: 'The King of Prussia and Social Reform'
    Part Two: The Materialist Conception of History 1844-1847
    Editorial Introduction
    12:The Holy Family
    13:Theses on Feuerbach
    14:The German Ideology
    15:Letter to Annenkov
    16:The Poverty of Philosophy
    17:Moralizing Criticism and Critical Morality
    Part Three: 1848 and After
    Editorial Introduction
    18:The Communist Manifesto
    19:Wage Labour and Capital
    20:Speech on Free Trade
    21:Articles for the Neue Rheinische Zeitung
    22:Address to the Communist League
    23:The Class Struggle in France
    24:Speech to the Central Committee of the Communist League
    25:The Eighteenth Brumaire of Napoleon Bonaparte
    26:Journalism of the 1850s
    27:Speech on the Anniversary of the People's Paper
    28:Letters 1848-1857
    Part Four: The 'Economics' 1857-1867
    Editorial Introduction
    30:Preface to a Critique of Political Economy
    31:Theories of Surplus Value
    A. From Volume One
    B. From Volume Three
    33:Results of the Immediate Process of Production
    34:Letters 1858-1868
    Part Five: Later Political Writings 1864-1882
    Editorial Introduction
    35:Inaugural Address to the First International
    36:On Trade Unions
    37:The Civil War in France
    38:Preface to the Second German Edition of the Communist Manifesto
    39:On Bakunin's Statism and Anarchy
    40:Critique of the Gotha Programme
    41:Letter to Mikhailovsky
    42:Circular Letter
    43:Letter to Vera Sassoulitch
    44:Comments on Adolph Wagner
    45:Preface to the Russian Edition of the Communist Manifesto
    46:Letters 1863-1881
    Chronological Table
    Index of Names
    Index of Subjects

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