1850s

The trial of Joseph Déjacque

French cartoon satirisng the courts role in censorship in the 1800s

Transcript of a trial of Joseph Déjacque and a printer for the attempted publishing of a book of fables against the government of the Second French Republic and the capitalist system. Contains some fragments of the text submitted for evidence.

The Servile War - Joseph Déjacque

Article in Le Libertaire about the Harpers Ferry uprising by a group of abolitionists lead by John Brown

Speech at the Anniversary of The People's Paper - Karl Marx

Delivered at a Chartist banquet in London on April 14, 1856.

Karl Marx: His Life and Work (1910) John Spargo

Karl Marx: His Life and Work (1910) John Spargo

Part of the series of biographies of Karl Marx.
John Spargo was a founding member, intellectual and editor of the Socialist Party of America in 1901 before becoming a Republican party supporter by 1924.

Biographies of Karl Marx - reading guide

Karl Marx, Jenny Marx, Eleanor Marx, Laura Marx and Friedrich Engels

Book length or pamphlet length (10,000 words+) or otherwise notable English-language biographies of the life of Karl Marx in chronological order

1857: Brazilian Slaves Strike Against ID Tags

In 1857 a mix of slaves and free black labourers struck to resist an ID tag system and tax on their trade.

On the History of the Communist League, 1836-1852 - Engels