The Communist Manifesto
The complete text of the political tract which has exercised so great an influence on the world in the last century. In a special introduction to this edition A.J.P. Taylor charts the progress of the "manifesto" from persecuted obscurity to global reverence and examines the relevance of Marx's... show more
The complete text of the political tract which has exercised so great an influence on the world in the last century. In a special introduction to this edition A.J.P. Taylor charts the progress of the "manifesto" from persecuted obscurity to global reverence and examines the relevance of Marx's nineteenth-century ideas to the realities of modern politics.
Format: library binding
Publish date: December 3rd 1985
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, European Literature
, German Literature
, Political Science
It’s been a while since I studied Marxism at school, a refresh of my memory was required, and having never read The Communist Manifesto, I thought I might as well try it. My views have changed. When I studied Marxism as a teenager I was enamoured with its idealistic belief that capitalism would in...
***Read for my Classics Challenge***It would have been 1.5 stars, but upon my reasons listed below, I've presented this with 2.5 stars.I've read this like 3-4 times prior to rereading it again now. My most recent reread of this "manifesto" was in my 3rd year (I'm now finishing my 4th year of univers...
I think the Communism ideology is not only dangerous but it could convince gullible people to willingly turn themselves over as slaves to those purporting to be leaders of such a movement.
I'm sure if Marx could have his way, he would prefer not to be remembered for The Communist Manifesto. His language is forceful and impassioned, which is not unexpected given his age at the time of its writing, but like many forceful, passionate works, it is also demagogic and sophistical.Like all h...
On the 21st—the day of publication of [b:The Communist Manifesto|30474|The Communist Manifesto|Karl Marx|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1311645363s/30474.jpg|2205479] in 1848—my family and I celebrate [a:Karl Marx|7084|Karl Marx|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1202410660p2/7084.jpg] Day as part of our ...
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