Karl Marx : a biography
Declared Britain's favourite philosopher in a recent BBC poll, Marx's ghost continues to haunt our world.
All the great political revolutions of the twentieth century referred back to Marx.
Reviled by some, revered by many, Marx's influence can be found in every area of the humanities and social sciences from literary criticism to globalization.
In this thoroughly revised and updated new edition of his classic biography, David McLellan provides a clear and detailed account both of Marx's dramatic life and of his path-breaking thought together with a wealth of bibliographical information for further reading.