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Books: Jonathan Sperber's “Karl Marx' review.

April 8, 2013

In the winter evenings of 1861, while his wife lay recovering from smallpox, Marx relaxed by comparing the figures in Appian's history of the Roman civil wars with modern European politicians. Unlike Marx, Sperber prefers a firmly historicist approach, and attempts, by viewing his subject purely in the . . . (Subscription required.)

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