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The Mark Frederick Engels

The Mark

Frederick Engels

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331923794
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28 pages
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Excerpt from The MarkThis short but instructive essay on the primitive form of collective land ownership in Germany and the subsequent development of private property, was written by Engels in 1892 as an Appendix to his well-known work entitled,MoreExcerpt from The MarkThis short but instructive essay on the primitive form of collective land ownership in Germany and the subsequent development of private property, was written by Engels in 1892 as an Appendix to his well-known work entitled, Socialism, Utopian and Scientific. But as the subject to which it refers is a special one, there is some advantage in publishing it separately. And right here it may be observed that the institution called in German the Mark was by no means confined to Germany. Remnants of it are still found in every European country, and even the commons of New England towns are directly traceable to those customs of the Middle Ages, which centuries of land-grabbing under Feudalism lad not yet succeeded in fully destroying when the Purians landed on the American shore.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.