[Ebook] The Communist Manifesto By Karl Marx – Rvtrek.info

A Rousing Call To Arms Whose Influence Is Still Felt TodayOriginally Published On The Eve Of The European Revolutions, The Communist Manifesto Is A Condensed And Incisive Account Of The Worldview Marx And Engels Developed During Their Hectic Intellectual And Political Collaboration Formulating The Principles Of Dialectical Materialism, They Believed That Labor Creates Wealth, Hence Capitalism Is Exploitive And Antithetical To FreedomThis New Edition Includes An Extensive Introduction By Gareth Stedman Jones, Britain S Leading Expert On Marx And Marxism, Providing A Complete Course For Students Of The Communist Manifesto, And Demonstrating Not Only The Historical Importance Of The Text, But Also Its Place In The World TodayFor Than Seventy Years, Penguin Has Been The Leading Publisher Of Classic Literature In The English Speaking World With Than , Titles, Penguin Classics Represents A Global Bookshelf Of The Best Works Throughout History And Across Genres And Disciplines Readers Trust The Series To Provide Authoritative Texts Enhanced By Introductions And Notes By Distinguished Scholars And Contemporary Authors, As Well As Up To Date Translations By Award Winning Translators The Communist Manifesto

About the Author: Karl Marx

Karl Marx, Ph.D University of Jena, 1841 was a social scientist who was a key contributor to the development of Communist theory.Descended from a long line of rabbis, Marx born in Prussian Rhineland His father converted to Protestantism shortly before Karl s birth Educated at the Universities of Bonn, Jena, and Berlin, Marx founded the Socialist newspaper Vorwarts in 1844 in Paris After being expelled from France at the urging of the Prussian government, which banished Marx in absentia, Marx studied economics in Brussels He and Engels founded the Communist League in 1847 and published the Communist Manifesto After the failed revolution of 1848 in Germany, in which Marx participated, he eventually wound up in London Marx worked as foreign correspondent for several U.S publications His Das Kapital came out in three volumes 1867, 1885 and 1894 Marx organized the International and helped found the Social Democratic Party of Germany Although Marx was not religious, Bertrand Russell later remarked, His belief that there is a cosmic force called Dialectical Materialism which governs human history independently of human volitions, is mere mythology Portraits from Memory, 1956 Marx once quipped, All I know is that I am not a Marxist according to Engels in a letter to C Schmidt see Who s Who in Hell by Warren Allen Smith D 1883.Marx began co operating with Bruno Bauer on editing Hegel s Philosophy of Religion in 1840 Marx was also engaged in writing his doctoral thesis, The Difference Between the Democritean and Epicurean Philosophy of Nature, which he completed in 1841 It was described as a daring and original piece of work in which Marx set out to show that theology must yield to the superior wisdom of philosophy the essay was controversial, particularly among the conservative professors at the University of Berlin Marx decided, instead, to submit his thesis to theliberal University of Jena, whose faculty awarded him his PhD in April 1841 As Marx and Bauer were both atheists, in March 1841 they began plans for a journal entitled Archiv des Atheismus Atheistic Archives , but it never came to fruition.Marx has been described as one of the most influential figures in human history Marx is typically cited, with mile Durkheim and Max Weber, as one of the three principal architects of modern social science.More

10 thoughts on “The Communist Manifesto

  1. says:

    Long overdue update 2013 I read this book five years ago and in almost every respect, I have mellowed considerably.You can read my review below It s unchanged You can read the comments below that Also unchanged.I never seriously expected anyone to read this review, much less love or hate it so strongly I am

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    Read this and understand why your imperialist capitalist government spent the better part of a century playing hot potato with ICBMs, invading and incinerating peaceful, peasant countries, and making your mom and dad piss themselves under school desks The elite were scared shitless and by no means would they al

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    Communism doesn t work Its ideals are perfectly understandable, justifiable even, but the way it seeks to attain them, that s just terrible In reality communist policy falls apart or isn t fully followed The driving force is to achieve a classless rather than class based society Sounds good on paper doesn t it But

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    I finally read this even though someone gave it to me forever ago I think the ideas are interesting but I think this functionsinto explaining communist ideology in that historical period and for explaining the positioning in regards to other groups I would rather readabout the idea of history as class struggle but ex

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    Political power, properly so called, is merely the organised power of one class for oppressing anotherKarl Marx, The Communist ManifestoVol 20 of my Penguin Little Black Classics Box Set To be clear, I m not giving this 5 stars because I m a Communist just waiting start a revolution not that I m against a good revolutio

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    What can I say Marx was right Almost.

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    This tract by Marx and Engels is too enormous in implication to review fully in the small little space that GR allows, so what I ll do for now is take extracts from it and comment on them, piece by piece.Per the MaifestoAbolition of the family Even the most radical flare up at this infamous proposal of the Communists On what

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    It is an error to assume that the problem with humanity is an inability to recognize our own problems While it s true that we constantly look outside for answers, this is just because we are unhappy with the answers we have We know that success requires hard work and knowledge, but we want something easier We will accept an easi

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    One word review disgusting There is so much I could say, and there isn t the space to say it in a review Where do I even begin For starters, the book began on a whining note There were basically two main thrusts first that free trade was so unfair to the poor proletariat second, that the communistic movement had only the interests

  10. says:

    Its awful fun to grow up marxist in the US You get to go to meetings where you, as a kid, soon realize there s no point in paying attention so off you go with the other rowdy tots into the ghetto to make trouble with whatever you find to hand.And you get to read this novella and if you re bored and underchallenged but over bothered yo

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