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A Requiem for Karl Marx

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As Karl Marx the icon has fallen along with so many communist regimes, we are left with the mystery of Karl Marx the man, the complexities of a life that has profoundly affected millions. "A Requiem for Karl Marx" is Frank Manuel's searching meditation on that life, a learned and elegantly written engagement with the man and his work.

Manuel gives us a psychological portrai
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by Harvard University Press (first published 1995)
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Frank Edward Manuel (1910-2000), a former member of the Brandeis History faculty, was a specialist in European utopian philosophy, awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1957, and won the National Book Award for his Utopian Thought in the Western World. This book takes a contrastive stand, comparing Karl Marx, the person, to his socialist beliefs, with some uneven effort to relate his biography to his beliefs. This is certainly not a hagiography.
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