The Marx/Engels Collected Works is the largest collection of translations of the complete works of Karl Marx and Frederick Engels covering the period 1835-1895. The 50 volumes contain all The volumes are organised into three groups: (1) philosophical, historical, political, economic and other works, in chronological order; (2) Marx’s Capital with his preliminary versions and works directly connected with it, particularly the Economic Manuscripts of 1857-58, better known under the editorial heading Grundisse der Kritik der Politischen Okonomie ; (3) the letters of Marx and Engels which are extremely rich in theoretical content and provide an indispensable source for the study of the biographies of Marx and Engels. This digital collection gives scholars access to the complete oeuvre in a fully searchable format.
Volume 4 contains works written between the time Marx and Engels first began to collaborate in August 1844 and the autumn of the following year. The writings included here represent an important new phase in the formation of Marxist theory. They include Marx and Engels The Holy Family and Engels The Condition of the Working Class as well as Marx’s Draft of an Article on Frederich List’s book ‘Das Nationale System der Politischen Oekonomie’, his article Peuchet: On Suicide, manuscripts and plans, Engels’ Speeches in Elberfeld, A History of the Corn Laws, A fragment of Fourier’s on Trade.