Summary Of Communist Manifesto

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Published during the height of the European revolutions in 1848, the communist manifesto remains one of the world’s influential manuscripts in politics. Its authors, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels were not only social scientists, but also political and economic theorists. The manifesto provides a clear summary of the basic ideas of communism. It has also had a deeper effect on the world’s intellectual and political history than any other pamphlet since its publishing. It provided the necessary inspiration to the nations that embraced communism. And as a result, it influenced the spread of the communism to nearly half of the world nations at its peak. This essay will review the communist manifesto by providing a summary of its contents together …show more content…
It is basically divided into four sections which are the Bourgeois and Proletarians, Proletarians and Communists, Socialist and Communist Literature, and the relation of communism to other opposition political …show more content…
This is because the communists have the same intention as the proletarians: to overthrow the bourgeois and rise to political power. Consequently, they can help other proletarians achieve their wishes of living pleasant lifestyles. Additionally, the issue of private property abolishment by the communist is also discussed. The bourgeois view the abolishment as the loss of personal freedom, whereas Marx argues that the wage labor from the property is only meant to create capital for further exploitation of the working class. The section further links capitalism to class antagonism. Marx also argues that the wage labor is set at a low level as to maintain the status quo: to ensure the bourgeois remain rich, and the working class remain poor. As a result, the proletarians will remain loyal and dependent on the capitalist for their

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