The Communist Manifesto (Little Black Classics)

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The Communist Manifesto (officially Manifesto of the Communist Party) is an 1848 political manifesto by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that laid out the programme of the Communist League. Originally published in German (as Manifest der kommunistischen Partei) just as the revolutions of 1848 began to erupt, the Manifesto has since been recognized as one of the world's most influential political manuscripts. It presents an analytical approach to the class struggle (historical and present) and the problems of capitalism and the capitalist mode of production, rather than a prediction of Communism's potential future forms. The Communist Manifesto contains Marx and Engels' theories about the nature of society and politics, that in their own words, "The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles"



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  • 5
    Communist manifesto

    Posted by Andy Bonner on 25th Nov 2021

    Great to see an independent book shop like this selling quality radical products, manned partly by volunteers, keep up the excellent work.

  • 5
    The Communist Manifesto

    Posted by Clive Ramsden on 13th Sep 2020

    As someone new to Communism I thought The Communist Manifesto would be a good place to start. The goals of Communism are clearly explained along with the theory that underlies the movement.