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Frederick Engels

The Condition of the Working Class in England

front cover of original pamphlet

Written: September 1844 to March 1845;
Published: in Leipzig in 1845;
The English edition (authorised by Engels) was published in 1887 in New York and in London in 1891;
Source: Panther Edition, 1969, from text provided by the Institute of Marxism-Leninism, Moscow;
Transcribed: by Tim Delaney in 1998.

Table of Contents

“England in 1845 and 1885” (1885)
Preface to the American Edition (1887)
Preface to the English Edition (1892)
Preface to 2nd German Edition (1892)
    To the Working-Classes of Great Britain
Original Preface, 1845
The Industrial Proletariat
The Great Towns
Irish Immigration
Single Branches of Industry
The Remaining Branches of Industry
Labour Movements
The Mining Proletariat
The Agricultural Proletariat
The Attitude of the Bourgeoisie Towards the Proletariat
Appendix to the American Edition of 1887