“The Communist Manifesto” By Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels Review

The Communist Manifesto is one of the most influential pieces of political propaganda ever written. It is a summary of the whole Marxist vision of history and is the foundation document of the Marxist movement. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels were aged 29 and 27 respectively when The Communist Manifesto was published on the eve of the 1848 revolutions. The authors had been close collaborators since 1844, and the Manifesto is a condensed and incisive account of the world-view they had evolved during their hectic intellectual and political involvement of the previous few years.

This book have been on my TBR for couple of years now and I finally read it. I personally am super interested in politics so this book was sort of a must read for me and many friends of mine have recommended it so here we are to talk about the book.

Some of the ideas in this book are interesting however these ideas were to explaining communist ideology in that historical period which I personally enjoyed a lot. However this ideology as other ideologies looks good only on paper.

This book is worth reading no matter what your believes are and what your opinions are because it gives us a good look into the communist ideology in a historical period when it was pretty fresh. This book is worth a reading because of being able to understand its historical value in a sense. 

This book is somehow deeply entrenched in economics of the mid 19th century ish and full of straw man arguments, which not work for everyone if you are not interested in history or politics. 

It is somehow shameful to call this book an apex of socialist/communist theory. Because it is he height of a programme to get out of it nor the height of a critique of capitalism. 

Of course this book is full of old English because it was written so long ago but in my opinion it gives more to this book and the whole communist ideology.

I Give This Book 3 / 5

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