The Communist Manifesto
Critically and textually up-to-date, this new edition of the classic translation (Samuel Moore, 1888) features an introduction and notes by the eminent Marx scholar David McLellan, prefaces written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels subsequent to the original 1848 publication, and corrections of... show more
Critically and textually up-to-date, this new edition of the classic translation (Samuel Moore, 1888) features an introduction and notes by the eminent Marx scholar David McLellan, prefaces written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels subsequent to the original 1848 publication, and corrections of errors made in earlier versions. Regarded as one of the most influential political tracts ever written, The Communist Manifesto serves as the foundation document of the Marxist movement. This summary of the Marxist vision is an incisive account of the world-view Marx and Engels had evolved during their hectic intellectual and political collaboration of the previous few years.
Publish date: August 20th 1992
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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 ...