'Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion' book launch video
Friday October 21st
To celebrate the publication of the important new biography Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion (Allen Lane) by Professor Gareth Stedman Jones, the School of History hosted a debate between Professor Stedman Jones and Dr Tristram Hunt MP, author of a recent biography of Friedrich Engels.
Dr Joanna Cohen on BBC Radio 4
Monday October 17th
In the 19th century, so-called 'Robber Barons' - men like Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller and J.P. Morgan - seized the great new opportunities thrown up by the United States' Industrial Revolution. Dr Joanna Cohen contributes to the first episode of a series on BBC Radio 4 which tells their stories and confronts their legacy