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Introducing the main recognized paintings of the nineteenth-century radical thinkers Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, this accomplished reader's advisor to the Communist Manifesto explores the major topics, principles and problems with the progressive pamphlet.

Beginning with a dialogue of the highbrow, political and social context of the Manifesto, the Reader's Guide illustrates the subjects through basically pertaining to issues within the paintings to principles and theories made in different texts written through Marx and Engels. this is often via a more in-depth exam and research of the textual content that covers the introductory assertion and every of the chapters intimately and discusses its sort, constitution and meant audiences. This consultant additionally explores the ways that the Manifesto was once obtained either through the lives of Marx and Engels and within the 20th century, for instance the Soviet Union's model of Marxism, China's re-interpretations of the guidelines, and the leading edge political philosophy present in Western analytical Marxism.

As good as offering correct biographical issues approximately Marx and Engels and giving concise details on well-liked humans pointed out within the textual content, this helpful examine source positive factors dialogue questions and annotated courses to extra interpreting. for college kids learning political philosophy and political theories, Marx and Engels' Communist Manifesto: A Reader's Guide offers a greater knowing of the information, theories and contexts mentioned within the most famed paintings of the writers who based the ideology of Marxism.

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