Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 26
Engels 1882 - 1889

Engels, Friedrich
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Publisher:  Progress Publishers
First Published:  1889
ISBN:  5-01-001088-7
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6394

Includes Manuscripts on Early German History and The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State, and Ludwig Feuerbach and the End of Classical German Philosophy, and The Role of Force in History

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Table of Contents

Frederick Engels
1882-89

1882
August


Manuscripts on Early German History
On the Early History of the Germans 6

Caesar and Tacitus
6

The First Battles Against Rome
19

Progress Until the Migration Period
33

Note: The German Peoples
44
The Frankish Period 58

The Radical Transformation of the Relations of Landownership under the Merovingians and Carolingians
58

The District and Army Structure
71

Note: The Franconian Dialect
81
1883
May
Georg Weerth 108
June
The Book of Revelation 112
Preface to the 1883 German Edition of the Manifesto of the Communist Party 118
1884
March
Marx and the Neue Rheinische Zeitung (1848-49) 120
April-May
The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State. In the Light of the Researches by Lewis H. Morgan 129
Preface to the First Edition 131

I. Prehistoric Stages of Culture
134

1. Savagery
134

2. Barbarism
136

II. The Family
139

III. The Iroquois Gens
190

IV. The Grecian Gens
204

V. The Emergence of the Athenian State
213

VI. The Gens and the State in Rome
222

VII. The Gens Among the Celts and Germans
232

VIII. The Formation of the State Among the Germans
245

IX. Barbarism and Civilisation
256
June
Introductory Note to the Separate 1884 Edition of Marx's Wage Labour and Capital 277
October
Marx and Rodbertus. Preface to the First German Edition of The Poverty of Philosophy by Karl Marx 278
1885
January
Real Imperial Russian Privy Dynamiters 292
February
England in 1845 and in 1885 295
Preface to the Third German Edition of The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte by Marx 302
July
Preface to the Pamphlet Karl Marx Before the Cologne Jury 304
August
To the Editors of the Sererny Vestnik 311
October
On the History of the Communist League 312
The Situation 331
To the Editorial Committee of Le Socialiste 333
How Not to Translate Marx 335
November
On the History of the Prussian Peasants. Introduction to Wilhelm Wolff's Pamphlet The Silesian Milliard 341
1886
Ludwig Feuerbach and the End of Classical German Philosophy 353

I
357

II
365

III
374

IV
381
February
Appendix to the American Edition of The Condition of the Working Class in England 399
March
On the Anniversary of the Paris Commune 406
April
A Statement to the Editorial Board of the New Yorker Volkszeitung 408
May
On the Strike at a Glass-Works in Lyons 409
October
The Political Situation in Europe 410
December
Johann Philipp Becker 418
1887
January
Preface to the Second Edition of The Housing Question 424
The Labor Movement in America. Preface to the American Edition of The Condition of the Working Class in England 434
February
Letter to the Organising Committee of the International Festival in Paris 443
March
To the Federation of the Centre of the French Workers' Party 445
December
Introduction to Sigismund Borkheim's Pamphlet, In Memory of the German Blood-and-Thunder Patriots. 1806-1807 446
The Role of Force in History 453
Rough Draft of the Preface to The Role of Force in History 511
1888
January
Preface to 1888 English Edition of Manifesto of the Communist Party 512
February
Preface to the Pamphlet Ludwig Feuerbach and the End of Classical German Philosophy 519
April
Protection and Free Trade. Preface to the Pamphlet: Karl Marx, Speech on the Question of Free Trade 521
1889
April
Letter to the Editors of The Labour Elector 537
May
The Ruhr Miners' Strike of 1889 539
August
Possibilist Credentials 542
Apropos of the London Dockers' Strike 545
September
The Abdication of the Bourgeoisie 546


From the Preparatory Materials
1884
On the Association of the Future 553
On the Peasant War 554
On the Decline of Feudalism and the Emergence of National States 556
1886
August
Chartist Agitation 566
1888
Plan of Chapter Four of the Pamphlet The Role of Force in History 578
Plan of the Final Section of Chapter Four of the Pamphlet The Role of Force in History 579
Notes on My Journey Through America and Canada 581
Impressions of a Journey Round America 584


Appendices
1883
To the Editors of To-Day 589
From Hermann Lopatin's Letter to Maria Oshanina 591
1885
The Insurrection of May 1849 594
1886
Lawyers' Socialism 597
1887
To the Editors of the New Yorker Volkszeitung 617
Engels' Amendments to the Programme of the North of England Socialist Federation 619
1888
To the Editor of Justice 623
Interview Given by Frederick Engels to the New Yorker Volkszeitung 626


Notes and Indexes
Notes 631
Name Index 699
Index of Quoted and Mentioned Literature 730
Index of Periodicals 747
Subject Index 751
Glossary of Geographical Names 767


Illustrations
Map of German Settlement According to Engels' "On the Early History of the Germans" 51
Page 17 of Engels' manuscript "The Frankish Period" 69
Map of German Dialects According to Engels' "The Franconian Dialect" 94-95
Cover of the first edition of The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State 130-31
Title page of the fourth edition of The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State 257
Title page of Ludwig Feuerbach and the End of Classical German Philosophy 355
A page of the manuscript of The Role of Force in History 467
Title page of the English edition of the Manifesto of the Communist Party 513
Programme of the North of England Socialist Federation with Engels' amendments 621

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