Minogue, Kenneth. "What If Karl Marx Had Drowned in a Cross-Channel Ferry Accident? (1847)."
Divergence: 1847 CE
What if: As the title says.
Comments: Essay from that timeline that revolutionaries such as Lenin lacked a fundamental theory that this obscure thinker could have provided.
Published: In What If? Explorations in Social-Science Fiction (ed. Nelson W. Polsby), q.v.