The Communist Manifesto: New Interpretations

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Edinburgh University Press, 1998 - Communism - 209 pages
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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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Mark Cowling is Principal Lecturer in Politics at the University of Teeside.

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