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The concept of the proletariat in the work of Karl Marx

Lovell, David W.

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In 1844, Marx introduced into his work the concept of the proletariat. Thereafter, until his death in 1883, he maintained that the rule of the proletariat would emancipate humanity from capitalism and from class rule itself. Marx's formulation of the proletarian mission is one of the distinctive features of his theory, even though it has helped to shape our conception of socialism as a working class project. A hundred years after Marx’s death, it is clear that the proletariat has not...[Show more]

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Date published: 1984
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/124605

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