Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 22
Marx and Engels 1870 - 1871

Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
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Includes The Civil War in France and other materials on the Franco-Prussian War.

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Table of Contents

Marx and Engels
1870-71
July 1870-October 1871

First Address of the General Council of the International Working Men's Association on the Franco-Prussian War (Marx) 3
Notes on the War (Engels) 9

Notes on the War.-I
11

Notes on the War.-II
15

Notes on the War.- III
19

Notes on the War.-IV
22

The Prussian Victories
27

Notes on the War.-V
32

Notes on the War.-VI
36

Notes on the War.-VII
40

Notes on the War.-VIII
44

Notes on the War.-IX
48

Notes on the War.-X
52

The Crisis of the War
56

Notes on the War.-XI
61

Notes on the War.-XII
67

Notes on the War.-XIII
71

Notes on the War.-XIV
74

Notes on the War.-XV
78

The French Defeats
82

Notes on the War.-XVI
87

Notes on the War.-XVII
91

The Rise and Fall of Armies
95

Notes on the War.-XVIII
100

How to Fight the Prussians
104

Notes on the War.-XIX
108

The Story of the Negotiations
112

Notes on the War.-XX
115

Notes on the War.-XXI
119

The Rationale of the Prussian Army System
123

Notes on the War.-XXII
127

Notes on the War.-XXIII
131

The Fate of Metz
134

Notes on the War.-XXIV
138

Saragossa-Paris
142

Notes on the War.-XXV
146

The Fall of Metz
150

Notes on the War.-XXVI
154

The Emperor's Apologia
157

The Fighting in France
163

Notes on the War.-XXVII
168

Fortified Capitals
172

Notes on the War.-XXVIII
176

The Military Situation in France
180

Notes on the War.-XXIX
185

Notes on the War.-XXX
189

The Chances of the War
193

Prussian Francs-Tireurs
198

Notes on the War.-XXXI
203

Notes on the War.-XXXII
204

The German Position in France
205

Notes on the War.-XXXIII
208

Notes on the War.-XXXIV
221

Notes on the War.-XXXV
226

Notes on the War.-XXXVI
231

Notes on the War.-XXXVII
236

Notes on the War.-XXXVIII
240

Notes on the War.-XXXIX
243

Notes on the War.-XL
247

The Military Aspect of Affairs in France
251

Bourbaki's Disaster
255
To the Committee of the Social-Democratic Workers' Party (Marx) 259
Letter to the Committee of the Social-Democratic Workers' Party (Marx & Engels) 260
Second Address of the General Council of the International Working Men's Association on the Franco-Prussian War (Marx) 263
Concerning the Arrest of the Members of the Central Committee of the Social-Democratic Workers' Party (Marx) 271
To the Sixth Congress of the Belgian Sections of the International Working Men's Association (Engels) 272
On the Freedom of the Press and Meetings in Germany (Marx) 274
To the Spanish Federal Council of the International Working Men's Association (Engels) 277
The Aspect of Affairs in Russia 281
To the Editor of The Times (Marx) 285
Statement by the General Council to the Editor of The Times et. al. (Marx) 286
To the Editorial Boards of the Volksstaat and the Zukunft (Marx) 288
To the Editor of De Werker (Marx) 291
To the Editor of The Times (Marx) 292
On the Cigar-Workers' Strike in Antwerp (Engels) 294
Outline of an Appeal of the General Council to the Weavers' and Spinners' Trade Unions of Manchester for Assistance to the Spanish Textile Workers' Strike 295
Resolution of the General Council Expelling Henri Louis Tolain from the International Working Men's Association (Marx & Engels) 297
Once Again "Herr Vogt" (Engels) 298
The Civil War in France. Address of the General Council of the International Working Men's Association (Marx) 307

I
311

II
320

III
328

IV
343

Notes
356

I
356

II
357
To the Editor of The Pall Mall Gazette (Marx) 360
Statement by the General Council On Jules Favres Circular (Marx & Engels) 361
Statement by the General Council to the Editor of The Times (Marx & Engels) 364
Statement by the General Council to the Editor of The Standard (Marx & Engels) 366
Statement by the General Council on George Jacob Holyoake's Letter (Engels) 367
Letter from the General Council to the Editor of The Spectator (resp. Examiner) (Engels) 369
To the Editor of The Daily News (Marx) 370
Statement by the General Council on the Letters of C. J. Holyoake and B. Lucraft (Engels) 372
Letter to Max Friedlander, the Editor of the Neue Freie Presse (Marx) 37
The Address The Civil War in France and the English Press (Engels) 375
Letter to Frederick Greenwood the Editor of The Pall Mall Gazette (Marx) 378
Mr. Washburne the American Ambassador in Paris (Marx) 379
To the Editor of The Morning Advertiser (Marx) 383
To the Editor of The Standard (Marx) 384
Mazzini's Statement against the International Working Men's Association (Engels) 385
Covering Letter to the Editor of The Times (Marx) 388
To the Editor of The Times (Engels) 389
To the Editor of L'International (Marx) 391
To the Editor of Public Opinion (Marx) 392
To the Editor of Public Opinion (Marx) 393
To the Editor of the Gaulois (Marx) 395
Letter to the Editor of The Sun, Charles Dana (Marx) 396
The Commune and Archbishop Darboy (Marx) 400
To the Editor of La Verite (Marx) 403
To the Editor of The Evening Standard (Marx) 405
Propositions to the General Council Concerning Preparations for the London Conference (Marx & Engels) 406
Propositions to Be Submitted to the Conference by the General Council (Marx & Engels) 407
The London Conference of the International Working Men's Association. September 17-23 1871 410
On the Activity of the Alliance of Socialist Democracy. Record of the Speech at the Sitting of the Conference Commission of 18 September 1871 411
Motions of the General Council Adopted by the Conference
On the Political Action of the Working Class (Engels) 415
On the Political Action of the Working Class (Engels) 417
Resolution of the London Conference relating to the Split in Romance Switzerland (Marx) 419
Resolutions of the Conference of Delegates of the International Working Men's Association Assembled at London from 17th to 23rd September 1871 (Marx & Engels) 423
To the Editors of Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly (Marx) 432


From the Preparatory Materials
Drafts of The Civil War in France (Marx) 435

First Draft of The Civil War in France
437

The Government of Defence
431

The Commune
472

1) Measures for the Working Class
472

2) Measures for the Working Class but Mostly for the Middle Classes
473

3) General Measures
474

4) Measures of Public Safety
476

5) Financial Measures
479

The Commune
480

The Rise of the Commune and the Central Committee
480

The Character of the Commune
483

Peasantry
492

Union (Ligue) Republicaine
495

The Communal Revolution as the Representative of All Classes of Society not Living upon Foreign Labour
495

Republic only Possible as Avowedly Social Republic
497

The Commune (Social Measures)
498

Decentralisation by the Rurals and the Commune
502

Fragments
506

Second Draft of The Civil War in France
515

1) Government of Defence. Trochu, Favre Picard Ferry
515

2) Thiers. Dufaure. Pouyer-Quertier
519

3) The Rural Assembly
522

5) Opening of the Civil War. 18 March Revolution. Clement Thomas. Lecomte. The Vendome Affair
524

6) The Commune
532

7) Schluss
538

Fragments
540

Robert Reid Ex-Correspondent of The Daily Telegraph (Engels)
552

Notes from the Minutes of the General Council 1869-1871 (Marx)
554

Meeting of Sub-Committee (Engels)
565

Meeting of Sub-Committee (Engels)
567


Appendices
Record of Marx's Speech on the Government of National Defence 571
Records of Marx's and Engels' Speeches on the Position of the English Working Glass in the Franco-Prussian War 573
Record of Engels' Speech on the Revolution of March 18 in Paris 585
Record of Marx's and Engels' Speeches on the Republican Movement in England 587
Record of Engels' Speech on the Paris Commune 588
Record of Marx's Speech on the Paris Commune 589
Record of Engels' Speeches on the Paris Commune and in Connection with the Centennial Anniversary of Robert Owen's Birth 593
Record of Marx's Speech on the Paris Commune 595
Record of Marx's Speech Against the Calumny Invented by the Bourgeois Press to Slander the International and the Paris Commune 597
Record of Marx's Speech on the Paris Commune 599
Record of Marx's Interview with The World Correspondent 600
Account of Engels' Speech on Mazzini's Attitude Towards the International 607
Record of Engels' Speech on the Convocation of the London Conference of 1871 609
Account of Marx's Speech Against Odger 610
Record of Engels' Speech on the Situation in Spain 612
Record of Marx's Speech in the Opening of the London Conference 613
Records of Marx's Speeches on Trade Unions 614
Record of Marx's Speech on the Political Action of the Working Class 616
Record of Marx's Speech on the Political Action of the Working Class 618
Record of Marx's Speech on the Position of the International Working Men's Association in Germany and England 619
Record of Marx's Speech on Secret Societies 621
Jenny Marx's Letter to the Editor of Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly 622
Record of Marx's Speech on the Seventh Anniversary of the International 633


Notes and Indexes
Notes 637
Name Index 708
Index of Quoted and Mentioned Literature 741
Index of Periodicals 760
Subject Index 767


Illustrations
The first page of the leaflet The Address of the General Council of the International Working Men's Association on the Franco-Prussian War July 23, 1870 2-3
The Battle of Gravelotte-St. Privat on August 18 1870 and the Siege of Metz. The Battle of Mars-la-Tour on August 16 1870 (a map) 63
The Battle of Sedan on September 1-2 1870 (a map) 83
The Siege of Paris (September 19 1870-January 28 1871)(a map) 217
The Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71 (a map) 256-57
Title page of the third English edition of The Civil War in France 309
The Paris Commune (March 18-May 28 1871) (a map) 350
A paragraph from the manuscript of the First Draft of The Civil War in France 489

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