Marx in London: An Illustrated Guide


ISBN 9789350023594


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Marx 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 lived for several years 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 onCapital, Covent Garden, where the meetings of the First International took place, and Hampstead Heath, where Marx and his friends spent family Sundays.

Asa Briggsis the author of many books, includingVictorian Cities,A Social History of England, and a five volume series on the history of the BBC.

John Callowis the chief librarion of the Marx Memorial Library. He is author of several books includingThe King in Exile,The Making of JamesII andThe Triumph and the Tragedy.


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