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Karl Marx : a life

Author: Francis Wheen
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, 2001. ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the life of the father of Communism, focusing primarily on the human side of the man rather than his works.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Karl Marx
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Wheen
ISBN: 039304923X 9780393049237 0393321576 9780393321579
OCLC Number: 48001599
Notes: Originally published: London : Fourth Estate, 1999.
Description: 431 pages, [16] page of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: The outsider --
The little wild boar --
The grass-eating king --
The mouse in the attic --
The frightful hobgoblin --
The megalosaurus --
The hungry wolves --
The hero on horseback --
The bulldogs and the hyena --
The shaggy dog --
The rogue elephant --
The shaven porcupine --
Postscript 1 : Consequences --
Postscript 2 : Confessions --
Postscript 3 : Regicide.
Responsibility: Francis Wheen.

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In this first comprehensive biography of Marx since the end of the Cold War, Wheen delivers not a socialist ogre but a fascinating, ultimately humane man, while still examining the criticisms of his  Read more...

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