John Callow is the chief librarian of the Marx Memorial Library. He is the author of several books including The King in Exile, The Making of James II and The Triumph and the Tragedy.
Marx in London
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 i...
Shubhra Chakrabarti teaches history at Dayal Singh College, University of Delhi. She completed her doctoral research under the guidance of B.B. Chaudhuri on "Indigenous Enterprise in Eastern India:
Fred Magdoff is Emeritus Professor of Plant and Soil Science at the University of Vermont, Burlington. He has authored several books on subjects ranging from soil science to economics.
Susan Hawthorne is a feminist activist, writer and performer. She is the author of a novel, two collections of poetry and the (co-)editor of eight anthologies. She grew up on a farm in the Riverina
Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori (1870-1952) was an Italian physician and educator. She is known most remembered for the Montessori method of educating young children used by many educators across
Ruth Rosengarten is an artist and writer. She lives and works in England. She received her PhD in art history at the Courtauld Institute in London, and has lectured in South Africa, Portugal and En
Renate Zahar, born in 1942, has occupied herself with the problems of the Third World as her field of study. She received her education in North and Black African schools, and completed her studies
Grace Lee Boggs is a philosopher and activist based in Detroit. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, she has chronicled her life in struggle in the autobiographical Living for Change. The James and
Teodor Shanin (b. 1930) is an eminent British sociologist and a former Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester. He was also instrumental in the establishment of the Moscow Schoo
William Hinton (1919–2004) was a farmer in Vermont and a legendary figure in the U.S. Left. He wrote many books on post-revolutionary China, including Through a Glass Darkly, Iron Oxen, The G
Karl Korsch (1886-1961) was a prominent German Marxist theorist, writer, and revolutionary. He was a member of the German Communist Party until the 1920s, and went into exile in 1933, eventually re
Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin (1888-1938) was a Soviet politician and author. While he played an important role as a Bolshevik revolutionary and was closely involved with Lenin and Trotsky during
Maurice Hindus (1891-1969) was a Russian-born novelist and American authority on the Soviet Union. He was the author of several books on peasant life in Russia as well as his own autobiography, Gre