Title:The Condition of the Working Class in England
Frederick Engels (1820-1895) had, by the time he first met Karl Marx, already arrived at a socio-political standpoint similar to that of Marx himself. The son of a wealthy German textile manufacturer, Engels had acquired an intimate knowledge of the processes of Industrial Revolution-type capitalism and of the oppressed conditions of the bulk of the working class while working in Manchester at his father's factory. The Condition of the Working Class in England stands alongside such other of Engels' works as "Socialism: Utopian and Scientific" and "The Dialectic of Nature" as one of the classic texts of Marxist thought. It is a vitally important political, social and historical document, written out of a deep humanity and with great analytic skill....
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