Collected Works, Volume 43: Letters 1868-70
Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels
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Volume 43 contains the letters of Marx and Engels from April 1868 to July 1870. They discuss Marx's and Engels' participation in the General Council of the International Working Men's Association (the First International). The letters present a vivid picture of their struggle against the anarchist views of Bakunin and his followers in the International. Other letters show Marx's and Engels' attitude towards the struggle of the Irish people for their liberation and throw light on Marx's economic studies during his work on the second and third books of Capital, and theefforts to popularise and disseminate ideas contained in Volume I of Capital.
Marx/Engels Collected Works (MECW) is the largest collection of translations into English of the works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. It contains all works published by Marx and Engels in their lifetimes and numerous unpublished manuscripts and letters. The Collected Works, which was translated by Richard Dixon and others, consists of 50 volumes. It was compiled and printed between 1975 and 2005 by Progress Publishers (Moscow) in collaboration with Lawrence and Wishart (London) and International Publishers (New York).
The Collected Works contains material written by Marx between 1835 and his death in 1883, and by Engels between 1838 and his death in 1895. The early volumes include juvenilia, including correspondence between Marx and his father, Marx's poetry, and letters from Engels to his sister. Several volumes collect the pair's articles for the Neue Rheinische Zeitung.
Other volumes in the Collected Works contain well-known works of Marx and Engels, including The Communist Manifesto, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, and Capital, lesser-known works, and previously unpublished or untranslated manuscripts. The Collected Works includes 13 volumes of correspondence by the mature Marx and Engels, covering the period from 1844 through 1895.
Although the Collected Works is the most complete collection of the work by Marx and Engels published to date in English, it is not their complete works. A project to publish the pair's complete works in German is expected to require more than 120 volumes.
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by him, activity aimed at strengthening the unity of the working class and educating it in the spirit of proletarian internationalism. The letters illustrate Marx's active participation in all the theoretical discussions which took place in the Council, in drafting the resolutions of the General Council and in preparing the congresses of the International Working Men's Association. They also throw light on Marx's 2* XX Preface and Engels's work on the drafting and writing of documents for the
fact, only use August Philips, are travelling. But I shall use my head to see how and where to get a loan, since it is absolutely necessary. The practice of borrowing at 20% can in fact only happen with institutions like those utilised by Borkheim, where people lose the capital advanced if one kicks the bucket before the date of maturity. About Dr Boruttau, the man with the sultry prick, I know nothing except that he also ' runs with' the Lassalleans (Schweitzer FRACTION). The funniest thing is
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answer him, and Faucher has ADMIRERS in several Leipzig tap-rooms. He will refrain 'for the present', and against his will, from attacks on Schweitzer. As if he had not, on the other hand, asked me, in his honour, kindly to attack Schweitzer 'for the present'. I am to place at his disposal a 'selection of choice passages' from Miquel's private correspondence with me, since he fancies that Miquel is 'dangerous'. I am to send him Freiligrath's poem against Kinkel,c so he can rehabilitate