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The Communist manifesto & selected writings / Karl Marx ; with an introduction by Hugh Griffiths.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Eckhart PL - Main 335.4 MAR (Text) 840191002619094 Adult Nonfiction - Upper Level Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1509852956
  • ISBN: 9781509852956
  • Physical Description: 394 pages ; 16 cm
  • Publisher: London : Macmillan Collector's Library, 2018.

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"Complete & unabridged"
Summary, etc.:
Originally published as a political pamphlet in 1848, amidst the revolutions in Europe, The Communist Manifesto documents Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels's theories on society and politics. It does so by defining the state of the class system in contemporary Europe--in which a larger, lower class is controlled and oppressed by a tyrannical, oppressive upper class. The Manifesto argues that, at some point in history, the lower class will inevitably realize their potential and exploitation and subsequently revolt. Once this occurs, Marx and Engels argue, there will be an uprising among proletariats that shifts political and economic power, ultimately resulting in the dismantling of class systems and capitalism. Additionally, in the Manifesto, Marx and Engels also predict the future state of the global economy and discuss their viewpoints on private property, while also addressing many other topics pertinent to today's world. Although written nearly 170 years ago, The Communist Manifesto is still widely read and cited. Amid the current turmoil between social classes and the societies of the world, its revolutionary prose and ideas can still yield ripe food for thought. --Amazon
Subject: Communism.
Genre: Manifestos.

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