One of the most important and influential political theories ever formulated, The Communist Manifesto is a revolutionary summons to the working class-an incisive account of a new theory of communism that would be brought about by a proletarian revolution. Arguing that increasing exploitation of industrial workers will eventually lead to a rebellion in which capitalism will be overthrown, Marx and Engels propose a vision of a society without classes, private property, or a state. The theoretical basis of political systems in Russia, China, Cuba, and Eastern Europe, The Communist Manifesto continues to influence and provoke debate on capitalism and class.
About the Author
Karl Marx (1818-1883) and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) are the principal theorists of revolutionary socialism. Marshall Berman is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at The City College of New York and the CUNY Graduate Center. A frequent contributor to The Nation and The New York Times Book Review, he is the author of five books and the co-editor of New York Calling: From Blackout to Bloomberg (2007). Killoffer is a co-founder of the independent comics publisher L'Association and is part of the OuBaPo collective.
Series: Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions
For Ages: 18+ years old
For Grades: 12
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 7th April 2011
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.2 x 0.8
Weight (kg): 21.0