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Marx in London

Asa Briggs and John Callow

Marx in LondonMarx lived in London as a political exile from 1849 until his death in 1883. This book links the story of Marx's life in London to the places he lived and worked, and is aimed at visitors who are interested in seeing the places with which he was particularly associated. It is fully illustrated with photographs, maps and illustrations, and includes transport details to places of interest.

Marx spent most of the first years in London in Soho, before moving to Kentish Town in 1856. Other places of significance to his life include the British Museum Reading Room, where he worked on Capital, Covent Garden, where the meetings of the First International took place, and Hampstead Heath, where Marx and his friends spent family Sundays.

1. The Missing Marx; 2. The London Marx Found; 3. The Marx Family; 4. Exiles and Revolutionaries; 5. Soho Years; 6. Bloomsbury; 7. Escape to the Suburbs; 8. High Days and Holidays; 9. Revolution in Covent Garden; 10. Death in Highgate;
11. London after Marx; 12. The Marx Legacy.

Published in association with the Marx Memorial Library

ISBN 978 1905007 608 128pp Paperback October 2007
Price: £9.99