Marx and the American Civil War (was Re: Realism in Eastern Europe)

Michael Hoover hoov at
Mon Apr 19 10:43:49 PDT 1999

> Karl Marx was a stauch supporter of the Union or Federal side in
> the American Civil War.
> Jim Farmelant

his writings on above are collected in _Karl Marx: On America & The Civil War_, Saul Padover, ed.

'... "the South" is neither a territory completely detached from the North geographically nor a moral unity. It is not a country at all, but a battle slogan.' (Marx, *Die Presse*, Vienna, 7 November 1861)

Michael Hoover

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