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    • Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life

    • By: Jonathan Sperber
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 22 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 85
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      4 out of 5 stars 85

    Returning Marx to the Victorian confines of the 19th century, Jonathan Sperber, one of the United States' leading European historians, challenges many of our misconceptions of this political firebrand turned London journalist. In this deeply humanizing portrait, Marx no longer is the Olympian soothsayer, divining the dialectical imperatives of human history, but a scholar-activist whose revolutionary Weltanschauung was closer to Robespierre's than to those of 20th-century Marxists.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Historiography, Not Great Narration

    • By Katie Sullivan on 01-02-15

    Regular price: $34.94