By Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

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Volume 22 of the amassed Works comprises works and articles Marx and Engels wrote among the second one half July 1870 and past due October 1871. lots of the works, articles, statements and letters despatched through Marx and Engels to newspapers, are without delay attached with their suggestions of the overseas. The Civil struggle in France, a basic paintings of medical communism written as an handle of the overall Council to the entire contributors of the overseas in Europe and the U.S., occupies valuable position within the quantity. additionally integrated are the 1st and moment Addresses of the overall Council of the overseas operating Men's organization at the Franco-Prussian battle and Engels' articles at the Franco-Prussian warfare of 1870-71 released by way of The Pall Mall Gazette in London.

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Marx/Engels accrued Works (MECW) is the most important choice of translations into English of the works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. It includes all works released by means of Marx and Engels of their lifetimes and diverse unpublished manuscripts and letters. The amassed Works, which used to be translated by way of Richard Dixon and others, comprises 50 volumes. It used to be compiled and revealed among 1975 and 2005 via growth Publishers (Moscow) in collaboration with Lawrence and Wishart (London) and overseas Publishers (New York).

The accrued Works comprises fabric written through Marx among 1835 and his demise in 1883, and by means of Engels among 1838 and his dying in 1895. The early volumes contain juvenilia, together with correspondence among Marx and his father, Marx's poetry, and letters from Engels to his sister. a number of volumes acquire the pair's articles for the Neue Rheinische Zeitung.

Other volumes within the accrued Works comprise famous works of Marx and Engels, together with The Communist Manifesto, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, and Capital, lesser-known works, and formerly unpublished or untranslated manuscripts. The amassed Works contains thirteen volumes of correspondence via the mature Marx and Engels, protecting the interval from 1844 via 1895.
Although the accrued Works is the main whole selection of the paintings by way of Marx and Engels released so far in English, it's not their whole works. A venture to put up the pair's entire works in German is predicted to require greater than a hundred and twenty volumes.

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T h e valley of the Moselle in Rhenish Prussia forms a deep and winding clough, which the river has worked out for itself through a plateau, which rises to the south of the valley into a considerable range called the Hochwald. As this range approaches the Rhine the plateau character becomes more predominant, until the last outlying hills meet the farthest spurs of the Vosges. Neither the Vosges nor the Hochwald are absolutely impracticable for an army; both are crossed by several good high-roads, but neither are of that class of ground where armies of from 200,000 to 300,000 men could operate with advantage.

I a [The Pall Mall Gazette, No. 1703, July 29, 1870] Scarcely a shot has been fired so far, and yet a first stage of the war has passed away, ending in disappointment to the French Emperor. A few observations on the political and military situation will render this evident. It is now admitted on all hands that Louis Napoleon expected to be able to isolate the North German Confederation 9 from the Southern States, and to take advantage of the disaffection existing in the newly annexed Prussian provinces.

This plan presupposes the concentration of the whole German army between the Vosges and the Moselle. The Army of the Centre (Prince Frederick Charles, with the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 12th corps) would have to take up a position either adjoining the left flank of Steinmetz or behind him as a reserve. The Army of the South (the Crown Prince, 3 with the 5th Corps, the Guards, and the South Germans) would form the left wing, somewhere about Zweibrücken. As to where all these troops are, and how they are to be transported to their positions, we know nothing.

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