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By Rolf Hosfeld

Is the Grand previous guy re-emerging? greater than two decades after the cave in of Communism, and in the course of the problem of Capitalism, Karl Marx's rules, no less than partly, are again trendy. he's usually invoked, but usually misunderstood. during this award-winning biography Rolf Hosfeld deals a brand new, obvious, and significant view of Marx's turbulent lifestyles. Linking the contradictory flesh presser and innovative to his work-his mistakes and misjudgments in addition to his pioneering ideas-Hosfeld provides a bright account of Marx's lifestyles among Trier and London. whilst, he renders available Marx's advanced paintings, one of many world's most vital contributions to the historical past of ideas.

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