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Karl Marx: the London connections

Detail from a photograph of Karl Marx, 1875
27 September 2017
Posted By:
Howard Spencer
History Uncovered

September 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of the first volume of Das Kapital, Karl Marx's famous critique of capitalism. In this blog, blue plaques historian Howard Spencer explores Marx's life in London, and tells us about five other political exiles commemorated with a plaque. ...

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