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By Abraham Lincoln,Karl Marx,Robin Blackburn,Raya Dunaevskaya

ISBN-10: 1844677222

ISBN-13: 9781844677221

The effect of the yank Civil battle on Karl Marx, and Karl Marx on America.

Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln exchanged letters on the finish of the Civil battle, with Marx writing on behalf of the foreign operating Men’s organization. even supposing they have been divided by way of excess of the Atlantic Ocean, they agreed at the urgency of suppressing slavery and the reason for “free labor.” In his advent Robin Blackburn argues that Lincoln’s reaction to the IWA used to be an indication of the significance of the German American group in addition to of the position of the overseas in opposing ecu popularity of the Confederacy.

The overseas went directly to allure many hundreds of thousands of supporters in over fifty areas of the USA, and helped to unfold the call for for an eight-hour day—enacted by means of Congress in 1868 for Federal staff. Blackburn indicates how the foreign in America—born out of the Civil War—sought to radicalize Lincoln’s unfinished revolution and to boost the rights of work, uniting black and white, women and men, local and foreign–born. The foreign contributed to a profound critique of the capitalist robber barons who enriched themselves in the course of and after the battle. It encouraged a unprecedented sequence of moves and sophistication struggles within the postwar many years.

In addition to various key texts and letters by means of either Lincoln and Marx, this booklet contains Raya Dunaevskaya’s review of the impression of the Civil battle on Marx’s concept and a survey by means of Frederick Engels of the growth people hard work within the 1880s.

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