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The Communist Manifesto and Other Revolutionary Writings: Marx, Marat, Paine, Mao Tse-Tung, Gandhi and Othersby Robert Blaisdell
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This concise anthology presents a broad selection of writings by the worlds leading revolutionary figures. Spanning three centuries, the works include such milestone documents as the Declaration of Independence (1776), the Declaration of the Rights of Man (1789), and the Communist Manifesto (1848). It also features writings by the Russian revolutionaries Lenin and Trotsky; Marat and Danton of the French Revolution; and selections by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Emma Goldman, Mohandas Gandhi, Mao Zedong, and other leading figures in revolutionary thought.
An essential collection for anyone interested in the issues, ideas, and history of the major revolutions of modern times, this book will prove an enlightening companion to students of this genre. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Concise anthology presents broad selection of writings: Declaration of Independence, Declaration of the Rights of Man, Communist Manifesto, plus works by Lenin, Trotsky, Marat, Danton, Rousseau, Gandhi, Mao, other leading figures in revolutionary thought. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
This concise anthology presents a broad selection of writings by leading revolutionary figures of the world.
Table of Contents
JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU: Preface and Part 2, Discourse on the Origins and Foundations of Inequality
THOMAS JEFFERSON: A Summary View of the Rights of British America
THOMAS PAINE: Appendix to Common Sese
REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Declaration of Independence
CAMILLE DESMOULINS: "Live Free or Die"
EMMANUEL JOSEPH SIEYÈS: Preface and Chapter 1, What Is the Third Estate?
THIRD ESTATE: Decree upon the National Assembly
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF FRANCE: The Tennis Count Oath
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF FRANCE: The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
JEAN PAUL MARAT: "Are We Undone?"
THOMAS PAINE: From Conclusion to Part 1, The Rights of Man
GEORGES JACQUES DANTON: "Dare, Dare Again, Always Dare"
PIERRE-SYLVAIN MARÉCHAL: Manifesto of the Equals
F. N. BABEUF: "Analysis of the Doctrine of Babeuf"
ROBERT OWEN: "The Legacy of Robert Owen to the Population of the World"
PIERRE-JOSEPH PROUDHON: Chapter 1, What Is Property?
MARX AND ENGELS: The Manifesto of the Communist Party
MARX AND ENGELS: Address of the Central Committee to the Communist League
FERDINAND LASSALLE: "The Working Man's Programme"
PETER KROPOTKIN: "An Appeal to the Young"
MIKHAIL BAKUNIN: From God and the State
V. I. LENIN: "May Day"
LEON TROTSKY: "The Proletariat and the Revolution"
LEON TROTSKY: "The Events in St. Petersburg"
EMMA GOLDMAN: "The Tragegy of Women's Emancipation"
LEON TROTSKY ET AL.: The Zimmerwald Manifesto
V. I. LENIN: "The Tasks of the Proletariat in the Present Revolution [The April Theses]"
ROSA LUXEMBURG ET AL.: A Call to the Workers of the World
V. I. LENIN AND THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT: "Declaration of Rights of the Working and Exploited People"
MOHANDAS K. GANDHI: Ahmedabad Speech
PETER KROPOTKIN: "The Russian Revolution and the Soviet Government"
MOHANDAS K. GANDHI: "Satyagraha (Noncoöperation)"
MAO ZEDONG: Manifesto of the Chinese People's Liberation Army [October 10th Manifesto]
CHE GUEVARA: "Colonialism is Doomed"
VACLAV HAVEL, JAN PATOCKA, ET AL.: Charter 77
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