Marx & Engels: On Colonies, Industrial Monopoly, and the Working Class Movement
May 05, 2016
5.0 X 0.4 X 6.0 inches | 0.25 pounds
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About the Author
Karl Marx (1818 1883) was a German philosopher, economist, sociologist, historian, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. His ideas played a significant role in the establishment of the social sciences and the development of the socialist movement.
Friedrich Engels (1820 - 1895) was a German philosopher, social scientist, journalist and businessman. He founded Marxist theory together with Karl Marx. In 1845 he published The Condition of the Working Class in England, based on personal observations and research in Manchester.
Torkil Lauesen is a longtime anti-imperialist activist and writer living in Denmark. From 1970 to 1989, he was full-time member of a communist anti-imperialist group, supporting Third World liberation movements by both legal and illegal means. He worked occasionally as a glass factory worker, mail carrier, and laboratory worker, in order to be able to stay on the dole. In connection with support work, he has traveled in Lebanon, Syria, Zimbabwe, South Africa, the Philippines, and Mexico. In the 1990s, while in prison, he was involved in prison activism and received a Masters degree in political science. He is currently a member of International Forum, an anti-imperialist organization based in Denmark.
Zak Cope is co-editor of the Journal of Labor and Society and co-editor of the Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism. His is also the author of Divided World Divided Class: Global Political Economy and the Stratification of Labour under Capitalism.