Marx This essay is a survey of Marx's life, of his contributions to the varied fields of History, Economics, and Politics, and of his subsequent interpreters by a writer whose own studies have played major part in fostering this process of redefinition.
David McLellan was bom in Hertford and was educated at Merchant Taylors' School and St John’s College, Oxford. He has been Visiting Professor at the State University of New York and Guest Fellow in Politics at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Simla, India. He is currently Reader in Political Theory at the University of Kent. He has lectured widely in North America and on the Continent of Europe and his publications (which have been translated into many languages) include The Young Hegelians and Karl Marx, Marx before Marxism, Karl Marx: The Early Texts, Marx’s Grundrisse, The Thought of Karl Marx, and Karl Marxi His Lfe and Thought.