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The Communist Manifesto (Penguin Classics)

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Originally published on the eve of the 1848 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 freedom.

This 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 today.

Synopsis:

The "Communist Manifesto" presents a summary of the whole Marxist vision of history and is the foundation document of the Marxist movement. Published on the eve of the 1848 revolutions, the manifesto is a condensed accpunt of the world-view of Marx and Engels, evolved over the previous few years.

About the Author

Karl Marx (1818-1883) was born in Trier, Germany and studied law at Bonn and Berlin. In 1848, he settled in London, where he studied economics and wrote the first volume of his major work, Das Kapital, in 1867, with successive volumes following in 1884 and 1894. He lived in London until his death.

Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) was born in Barmen, Germany. In 1844, he wrote Condition of the Working Class in England. He collaborated with Marx on The Communist Manifesto.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Gareth Stedman Jones

Acknowledgments

Part I: Introduction

1. Preface

2. The Reception of the Manifesto

3. The "Spectre of Communism"

4. The Communist League

5. Engels' Contribution

6. Marx's Contribution: Prologue

7. The Young Hegelians

(i) Hegel and Hegelianism

(ii) The Battle over Christianity and the Emergence of the Young Hegelians

8. From Republicanism to Communism

9. Political Economy and "The True Natural History of Man"

10. The Impact of Stirner

11. Communism

(i) The Contribution of Adam Smith

(ii) The History of Law and Property

(iii) The Contemporary Discussion of Communism

12. Conclusion

13. A Guide to Further Reading

Part II: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto

A Note on the Text

Preface to the German Edition of 1872

Preface to the Russian Edition of 1882

Preface to the German Edition of 1883

Preface to the English Edition of 1888

Preface to the German Edition of 1890

Preface to the Polish Edition of 1892

Preface to the Italian Edition of 1893

The Manifesto of the Communist Party

1. Bourgois and Proletarians

2. Proletarians and Communists

3. Socialist and Communist Literature

I. Reactionary Socialism

a. Feudal Socialism

b. Petty-Bourgeois Socialism

c. German, or "True," Socialism

II. Conservative, or Bourgeois, Socialism

III. Critical-Utopian Socialism and Communism

4. Position of the Communists in Relation to the Various Existing Opposition Parties

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140447576
Editor:
Jones, Gareth Stedman
Author:
Jones, Gareth Stedman
Author:
Taylor, A. J. P.
Author:
Moore, Samuel
Author:
Marx, Karl
Author:
Engels, Friedrich
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London
Subject:
General
Subject:
Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Communism
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
History & Theory - Radical Thought
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Politics-Leftist Studies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
New ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
2,33
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.75x5.04x.79 in. .54 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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