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Did they really read Marx?

Over the weekend I attended an excellent new book panel on Jonathan Sperber’s Karl Marx: a 19th Century Life organized by the Labor History Seminar at the Newberry Library here in Chicago.  The general thrust of Sperber’s book is to … Continue reading

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Proprietor of the hobo bookstore

Nels Anderson, DOCUMENT 22:  Marxian Socialist, Soap-boxer, Dogmatic and Undiplomatic, Would Educate “Slaves” Daniel Horsley is a book seller. His establishment, located at 1237 West Madison street, is the hobo book store, if there is one in the city.  Everything … Continue reading

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