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15.00 13th November - Revolutionary Times with Rachel Holmes and Hester Vai...
Sun 13 November 2016, 15:00 – 16:30 GMT
Rachel Holmes is the author of Eleanor Marx: A Life. Eleanor was the daughter of Karl Marx and a brilliant orator, campaigner and thinker in her own right.
Following the spread of regimes inspired by Marx’s thought in the early 20th Century, Hester Vaizeyshows us what happened in 1989 when the people of the GDR decided to rejoin the capitalist West.
This event gives us insight into ordinary lives affected by the great 19th century political economist and philosopher.