Socialist Critics of Capitalism

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Socialist Critics of Capitalism: Marx and Engels Introduction 19 th Century Europe – century of upheaval industrialization spreading and workers organizing socialist ideas circulating since late 1700s 1848 revolutions Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels socialist critique of capitalism The Communist Manifesto (1848) 1. The life of Marx and Engels Friedrich Engels from Germany but invested in cotton manufacturer in England became shocked by living and working classes of British lower class o as a result wrote a book The condition of Working Class in England (1845) he felt guilty that his own family was involved in industrial capitalism became partner of father, elite Karl Marx also the son of a German Jewish family that converted to Christianity both Marx and Engels came from the same industrialized region of Germany family not as wealthy as Engels, but still came from a comfortable middle class and professional family o father was a lawyer and grandfather was a rabbi
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