The condition of the working class in England from personal observation and authentic sources by Friedrich Engels

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Published by Grafton Books in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Labor and laboring classes -- England,
  • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 1760-1860

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Book details

StatementFrederick Engels ; introduction by Eric Hobsbawm.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8389 E515 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination336 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20955054M
ISBN 100586028803

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His second book, The Condition of the Working Class in England (), was a damning description and condemnation of the poverty generated by the Industrial Revolution. Engels also co-authored three major works with Marx, the most important being the Communist Manifesto (). Condition of the Working-Class in England in by Friedrich ENGELS ( - ), translated by Florence KELLEY ( - ) Genre(s): *Non-fiction, History, Political Science.

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n bgn. Extensively researched and written with sympathy for the working class, this volume is one Engels' best known works and remains a vivid portrait of contemporary urban England.

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