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The Communist Manifesto Paperback – July 12, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-1453704424 ISBN-10: 1453704426

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  • Paperback: 70 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (July 12, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1453704426
  • ISBN-13: 978-1453704424
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #64,530 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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<DIV><DIV><DIV>"the greatest charter of our movement." --Rosa Luxemburg </DIV><DIV> </DIV><DIV>"an integral and systematic exposition of [Marx's] doctrine ... the best to this day." Lenin "laid the foundation for modern socialism." --Karl Kautsky</DIV></DIV></DIV>

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KARL MARX was a philosopher, social scientist, historian and revolutionary. He is without a doubt the most influential socialist thinker to emerge in the 19th century. Although he was largely ignored by scholars in his own lifetime, his social, economic and political ideas gained rapid acceptance in the socialist movement after his death in 1883. It was in Paris that Marx developed his lifelong partnership with FRIEDRICH ENGELS (1820-1895).

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One of the most evil books ever written.
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All left hand pages had extremely faded ink.
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Like a politician, all style, no substance.
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Marx and Engels take the position that globalisation is bad and that the spread of trade and free exchange of ideas is bad as it means people aren't satisfied with the old way of doing things after they are exposed to new ways. They don't like technology, adopting the luddite position that it makes everything worse. They believe technology makes workers redundant and take less joy in their work. Before I go any further, does anyone agree with this nonsense? It's like they want to freeze time indefinitely, they're so anti-progress! So far, so dumb.

Their anti-machine spiel continues as they fume that the bourgeois are in control of the machines and therefore the direction the world is taking. They want the working class to control this instead. So it's just one group of society jealous of what another group of society have. Nothing revolutionary here.

I had to include this quote from the manifesto as I found it ironic - "He (the working man) becomes an appendage of the machine, and it is only the most simple, most monotonous, and most easily acquired knack, that is required of him." Ironic as they claim this is the state of the working man under bourgeois rule but this is ultimately what would happen to countless millions under communist rule in the 20th century.

The manifesto contains largely sweeping statements that aren't backed up with examples or facts, and bizarre statements about the communist utopia that go along the lines of "if everyone were communist then there would be no competition and nobody would be better and so there would be no war". There's a lot of this "anti-competition" sentiment in the manifesto as apparently we should all be equal and competition means some would be better than others.
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Pleased to have read this finally. Marx, in reality, hated the middle class! Reading this enables one to analyze better the current political regime in America and the consequences of this administration now and for the future..
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mark Twain on January 2, 2014
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Completely disagree with the ideas presented but this is the communist manifesto. This is a must read before opening your mouth to participate in any political conversation. It's shorter than I expected so it didn't take too long to finish. For 8 bucks, pick this bad boy up and make yourself more informed
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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Doug on September 1, 2012
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Bought this in conjunction with Rules for Radicals. Reading through these two books to follow the Art of War and know thy enemy. You must know how the other side feels in order to be able to counter their ideological thrusts.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Justin on May 25, 2013
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Regardless of your viewpoints on politics this is an interesting read that led to various revolutionary movements and political shifts around the world earning its place in any collectors library.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Matt on March 7, 2013
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I had never read this before and it's exactly what I had expected it to be with my previous knowledge of communism. It's an interesting read if you are a student of political history.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Ruth E. Bacon on February 18, 2013
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The book is smaller than I anticipated but is what I was looking for. Actually you can pull this stuff up on the Internet but I much prefer having it in hard copy writing in front of me when I am searching for facts from it.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By william j kennedy on January 6, 2013
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great source for a term paper. i liked it because it was easy to read and understand. great college source.
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