Analysis of the Freemasons in the Light of The Complete Works of Marx and Engels

Bin Xiao

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Abstract

Studies of the Freemasons, even though rare and scattered, have been carried out by
Chinese scholars for a long time, but they have never become the focus of academic debates until
recent years. There are dozens of discussions concerning the Freemasons in The Complete Works
of Marx and Engels, a legacy too precious to be overlooked. This article tries to summarize and
analyze the significance of the Freemasons in the context of Marx and Engels through a careful
textual study using the Complete Works. Finally, some conclusions and heuristics regarding a
Marxist understanding of the Freemasons are presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-99
Number of pages17
JournalWorld Review of Political Economy
Volume3
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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Analysis of the Freemasons in the Light of The Complete Works of Marx and Engels. / Xiao, Bin .

In: World Review of Political Economy, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2012, p. 83-99.

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