The Communist Manifesto: New Interpretations
Edinburgh University Press, 1998 - Communism - 209 pages
Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the original publication of The Communist Manifesto, this textbook offers a series of new interpretations of Mars'x most well-known work. Organised into four thematic sections covering issues of text and context, revolution, the working class and other social groups, and the relevance of the Manifesto today, this useful book introduces the Manifesto for students just coming to Marxism. Providing an historical background to the writing ofthe Manifesto, it highlights the main political and philosophical issues raised in the text, and opens up current debates for which the Manifesto has relevance.
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Manifesto of the Communist Party
The Socioeconomic Context of
New Histories New Ideas
Past Receptions of the Communist Manifesto
The Communist Manifesto and the Idea of Permanent
The Communist Manifesto Marxs Theory
The Cunning of Production and the Proletarian
Revolution? Reaction? Revolutionary Reaction?
The Communist Manifesto and Workingclass Parties
Marx and Engels Marxism and the Nation
What is Living and What is Dead in the Communist Manifesto?
A Capitalist State? Marxs Ambiguous Legacy
The Communist Manifesto and the Crises of Marxism
The Communist Manifesto as International Relations Theory
Guide to Further Study
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