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My Years of Exile; Reminiscences of a Socialist (Paperback) Loot Price: R272
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My Years of Exile; Reminiscences of a Socialist (Paperback): Eduard Bernstein
My Years of Exile; Reminiscences of a Socialist (Paperback): Eduard Bernstein

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My Years of Exile; Reminiscences of a Socialist (Paperback)

Eduard Bernstein

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1921. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI THE LIFE OF THE PEOPLE, AND THE PROLETARIAN SOCIALIST IN ENGLAND IN the autumn of 1899, as I was returning to England from Holland, whither I had been making a brief excursion, I had a most amusing experience on board the steamer that brought me over. It was the year in which lively discussions had been excited among the Social Democrats of Germany by certain essays from my pen, and particularly by my volume on Die Voraussetzungen des Sozialismus und die Aufgaben der Sozialdemokratie, so that people were speaking of a " Bernstein question "; and finally the Congress of the Social Democratic Party convened at Hanover in 1899 devoted several days to the discussion of the ideas which I had developed. Since Germany was still forbidden territory for me, I had journeyed to Oldenzaal on the German-Dutch frontier, in order to meet some of those members of the Congress with whom I was most intimately acquainted. I spent two days with them in Holland, and on the evening of the third day I returned, through Blissengen, to England. The crossing occupied the greater part of the night and the early hours of the morning. I slept for several hours, but waked quite early, and went on deck, where besides myself there was so far only a young man who might at most have been twenty years of age. He was walking up and down; it was not yet quite broad daylight. We got into conversation, and were soon talking of England, which the young man informed me he was about to see for the first time. He realised from my conversation that I was already acquainted with it, and asked me all sorts of questions about the country and the people, which I answered to the best of my ability, until finally our conversation turned upon a subject with which I was quite peculiarly familiar--namel...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Eduard Bernstein
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 86
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-21501-7
Barcode: 9781151215017
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-21501-5

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