Part I. The early Marx. Marx on the history of his opinions (Preface to A contribution to the critique of political economy) - Discovering Hegel (Marx to his father) - To make the world philosophical (from Marx's doctoral dissertation) - For a ruthless criticism of everything existing (Marx to Arnold Ruge) - Contribution to the critique of Hegel's Philosophy of right - On the Jewish question - Contribution to the critique of Hegel's Philosophy of right : Introduction - Economic and philosophic manuscripts of 1844 - Critical marginal notes on the article "The king of Prussia and social reform" - Alienation and social classes (from The holy family) - Society and economy in history (Marx to P.V. Annenkov) - Theses on Feuerbach - The German ideology: Part I
Part II. The critique of capitalism. Wage labour and capital - The coming unheaval (from The poverty of philosophy) - Class struggle and mode of production (Marx to Joseph Weydemeyer) - The Grundrisse - Capital, volume one - Capital, volume three - Crisis theory (from Theories of surplus value)
Part III. Revolutionary program and strategy. Manifesto of the Communist Party - Address of the Central Committee to the Communist League - Inaugural address of the Working Men's International Association - Economics and politics in the labor movement (Marx to F. Bolte) - Against personality cults (Marx to W. Blos) - The possibility of non-violent revolution (the Amsterdam speech) - Critique of the Gotha program - After the revolution: Marx debates Bakunin - Circular letter to Bebel, Liebknecht, Bracke, and others - The tactics of social democracy (Engels' introduction to Marx's The class struggles in France, 1848-1850)
Part IV. Society and politics in the nineteenth century. Speech at the anniversary of the People's paper - Working-class Manchester (from The condition of the working class in England in 1844) - The class struggle in France, 1848-1850 - The eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte - The civil war in France - On imperialism in India - On social revolution in Russia - Europocentric world revolution (Marx to Engels, Engels to Karl Kautsky)
Part V. The later Engels: elaboration and popularization. Speech at the graveside of Karl Marx - Socialism: Utopian and scientific - On the division of labour production (from Anti-Dühring) - On morality (from Anti-Dühring) - Versus the anarchists (Engels to Theodore Cuno) - On authority - The origin of the family, private property, and the state - Letters of historical materialism.
This edition of the leading anthology provides the essential writings of Marx and Engels -- those works necessary for an introduction to Marxist thought and ideology. The volume is arranged to show both the chronological and the thematic development of the two great thinkers. Selections range in coverage from history, society, and economics, to politics, philosophy, and the strategy and tactics of social revolution.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.