biographies

The Life and Teaching of Karl Marx (1925) M. Beer

The Life and Teaching of Karl Marx (1925) M. Beer

Part of the series of biographies of Karl Marx.
Max Beer was a member of the German Communist Party. We reproduce this text for reference.

Karl Marx: An Essay (1921) Harold Laski

Karl Marx: An Essay (1921) Harold Laski

Part of the series of biographies of Karl Marx.
Harold Laski was a member of the Labour Party (UK) and this work was published for the Fabian Society. We disagree with the politics of these groups but reproduce this text for reference.

Karl Marx: The Man and his Work (1918) Karl Dannenburg

Karl Marx: The Man and his Work (1918)

Part of the series of biographies of Karl Marx.
Karl Dannenburg was a member of the Socialist Labor Party but had joined the Socialist Party of America by 1919.

Nestor Maĥno

Biografio de la revoluciulo anarkiisto el Ukrainio.

Sebastiano Faŭro

Biografio pri la vivo de Sebastiano Faŭro Francio anarĥiisto.

The Japanese man who died on the Spanish front - Miyamoto Masao

An English translation from the Esperanto article on the life and death of the Japanese volunteer in the Spanish Civil War. First published in Sennaciulo 57/2 of February 1986, as part of a series of articles to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War.

Sanchez Rosa, Jose (1864-1936): The Shoemaker of Grazalema

Jose Sanchez Rosa.

A short biography of Jose Sanchez Rosa, noted Andalucian anarchist shot by the Francoists in 1936

The brief summer of anarchy: the life and death of Durruti - Hans Magnus Enzensberger

Hans Magnus Enzensberger’s non-fiction “adventure novel” about Buenaventura Durruti and the Spanish anarchist movement (ca. 1917-1937), first published in Germany in 1972, consisting of a more or less chronological “collage” of “translated, abridged and rearranged” excerpts from “reports and speeches, interviews and proclamations … letters, travel narratives, anecdotes, pamphlets, polemics, newspaper articles, autobiographical texts, flyers and propaganda leaflets” (including extensive selections from the eyewitness accounts of Simone Weil, Ilya Ehrenburg, H. E. Kaminski, Mikhail Koltsov, Ricardo Sanz and Jesús Arnal Pena), punctuated by the author’s “Commentaries”.

Orobón Fernández and the Workers Alliance – Ramón Álvarez Palomo

A short biography of Valeriano Orobón Fernández, widely regarded as one of the great figures of Spanish anarchosyndicalism, emphasizing his role as an advocate of the Workers Alliance in the early 1930s, written by a former leader of the Asturian CNT.