German Social Democracy

By Bertrand Russell
New preface by Ken Coates
December 2000
ISBN: 0-85124-571-4
192 Pages
$29.50 paper original

Originally published in 1896, this is the author's first book-a compilation of six lectures. Its purpose was to provide a convenient introduction to German social democracy, its history, goals, tactics, and the influence upon such thinkers as Marx and Engels.

This volume serves as an important historical document representing the views of an orthodox Liberal of the period. Topics include Marx & the Basis of Social Democracy; LaSalle; History of German Socialism; Exceptional Law; Socialist Law; Bibliography.

Politics; History

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