By Clara Zetkin
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Clara Zetkin (1857-1933) was once an lively member of the left wing of the German Social-Democratic get together prior to the 1st global conflict, and thereafter a number one determine within the German Communist occasion, and the Communist overseas. This ebook offers normally newly-translated fabric and educational essays. it's going to aid to confirm her position among the top innovative Marxists of the 20th century. just about all of the contents can be totally new to English-language readers. The contents contains Writings at the Socialist Women’s circulate, serious views on Social Democracy, guidance for the Communist Women’s flow, Letters to Lenin, and to the Communist occasion of the Soviet Union, A Speech to the administrative Committee of the Communist overseas, and Her starting Speech to the Reichstag, in 1932, and lots more and plenty else besides.
Mike Jones is a translator and editor of books at the historical past of the left in twentieth century Germany.
Ben Lewis stories German historical past and is a co-editor of Kautsky on Colonialism.
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Clara Zetkin: Letters and Writings (Revolutionary History) by Clara Zetkin