The Marx -Engels Reader Author:Robert C. Tucker This anthology brings together 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 thematic development of the two great thinkers. Selections range in coverage from hisotry, society, economics, to politics, philosophy, ... more »and the strategy and tactics of social revolution. Each section is introduced by Professor Tucker and, where possible, is presented in its entirety.
Part I presents the writings of young Marx. Part II includes works critical of capitalism, and, for the first time in an anthology, substantial portions of Marx's most important work, Capital. In part III are the works which outline the program, strategy, and tactics of the revolutionary movement. Part IV includes writings critical of socity and politics in the 19th century. Part V presents the later writings of Engels, in wich Marxism was popularized and systemized for the benefits of the massses.« less