Marx and Engels on Imperialism: Selected Journalism, 1856-62 9781498559232, 9781498559249

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Marx and Engels on Imperialism: Selected Journalism, 1856-62
 9781498559232, 9781498559249

Table of contents :
Cover
Half-Title
Title
Copyright
Dedication
Contents
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Beyond Dispute? Editing Marx After Marxism
1 The Second Opium War and the Indian Revolt of 1857–58
Introduction
The Anglo-Chinese Conflict January 23, 1857
English Atrocities in China April 10, 1857
Persia—China June 5, 1857
The Revolt in the Indian Army July 15, 1857
The Indian Question August 14, 1857
The Indian Revolt September 16, 1857
Investigation of Tortures in India September 17, 1857
British Incomes in India September 21, 1857
British Atrocities in India April 5, 1858
Details of the Attack on Lucknow May 25, 1858
The Annexation of Oude May 28, 1858
The British Army in India June 26, 1858
The Indian Bill July 24, 1858
History of the Opium Trade September, 1858
2 The Regime of Louis Bonaparte and the Post-1848 European Order
Introduction
The France of Bonaparte the Little April 5, 1856
The French Crédit Mobilier June - July, 1856
The Monetary Crisis in Europe October 15, 1856
State of Europe—Financial State of France July 27, 1857
The Attempt Upon the Life of Bonaparte February 22, 1858
The Rule of the Pretorians March 12, 1858
The British Government and the Slave Trade July 2, 1858
Project for the Regulation of the Price of Bread in France December 15, 1858
On Italian Unity January 24, 1859
Affairs in Prussia February 1, 1859
The War Prospect in France March 31, 1859
A Historic Parallel March 31, 1859
What has Italy Gained? July 27, 1859
Louis Napoleon and Italy August 29, 1859
3 Palmerston’s Reelection as the Political Consolidation of Imperialism
Introduction
The Defeat of the Palmerston Ministry and the Election of 1857 March - April, 1857
The Defeat of Cobden, Bright, and Gibson April 17, 1857
The English Bank Act of 1844 August 23, 1858
On Ernest Jones July 16, 1859
The Invasion Panic in England December 9, 1859
English Politics February 14, 1860
A Slander Trial December 24, 1861
4 The American Civil War
Introduction
The American Question in England October 11, 1861
The London Times and Lord Palmerston October 21, 1861
The London Times on the Orleans Princes in America November 7, 1861
The Civil War in the United States November 7, 1861
A London Workers’ Meeting February 2, 1862
A Treaty Against the Slave Trade May 22, 1862
A Criticism of American Affairs August 9, 1862
Comments on the North American Events October 12, 1862
Appendix 1: Newspapers Quoted by Marx and Engels
Appendix 2: Newspapers Marx and Engels Wrote For, 1851–62
Appendix 3: Chronology: Socialism, Marxism, and Imperialism, 1815–1899
Notes to Primary Texts
Index
About the Editor

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