Karl Marx: His Life and Works

by Otto Rühle

Written: 1928
First Published: 1929 by The Viking Press, New York.
Source: 1943, The New Home Library Edition, New York
Translated: Eden and Cedar Paul
Transcription/HTML Markup: David Walters
Copyleft: Otto Rühle Internet Archive (www.marxists.org) 2004. Permission is granted to copy and/or distribute this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

Table Of Contents


The Historical Setting
Conditions in Germany
Utopian Socialists
Karl Marx
The Young Hegelians
Bauer and Feuerbach
Revolutionary Flight
Rise of the Bourgeoisie
The “Rheinische Zeitung”

Clarification Part I

A New Platform
The “Deutsch-Französische Jahrbücher”
Zur Kritik der Hegelsechen Rechtsphilosophie
The Jewish Question
Friedrich Engels
Die Heilige Familie

Clarification Part II

German Ideology
”True” Socialism
Mise’re de la Pizilosophie
Before March
The Workers’ Educational Society
Communist Manifesto

Trial Part I

The Gallic Cock
The “Neue Rheinische Zeitung’
In the Democratic Party
Collapse of the Revolution
Flight into Poverty
The “Neue Rheinische Revue”
Split in the Communist League
The Trial of the Communists in Cologne

Trial Part II

Klassenkämpfe in Frankreich
Der achtzehnte Brumaire des Louis Bonaparte
Sufferings in Exile
Associates and Friends
Herr Vogt
Condemned to Permanent Expatriation

Achievement Part I

Foundation of the International
The Inaugural Address
The Tower of Babel
Conflicts, Crises, Struggles
Schweitzer and Liebknecht

Achievement Part II

The Alliance and the International
The Franco-German War and the Commune
End of the International
The Great Achievement
The Materialist Interpretation of History

Achievement Part III

Das Kapital
First Volume

Achievement Part IV

Second and Third Volumes
The Evening and the End


The Man
His Work