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																Manifesto of the Communist Party by  Frederick  Karl; Engels
	 - Paperback
			 - Second Edition 2nd Printing
			 - 1975
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Manifesto of the Communist Party

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Manifesto of the Communist Party

by Marx, Karl; Engels, Frederick

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Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1975. Repaired; Last Few Pages, Rear Cover Moderately Gouged (No Impediment to Text); Heavy Sticker Pull to Front Cover (In 2 Places); Front, Rear Covers, Edges Lightly Soiled. Workers of all Countries, Unite! ALSO KNOWN AS: The present English edition of the Manifesto of the Communist Party is a reproduction of the translation made by Samuel Moore in 1888 from the original German text of 1848 and edited by Frederick Engels. Included are Engels' annotations for the English edition of 1888 and the German edition of 1890 as well as all the authors' prefaces to the various editions, the last being reprinted, with some changes in translation, from various English editions. The footnotes and the notes at the end of the book are based on those given in the German and Chinese editions. CONTENTS: Preface to the German Edition of 1872; Preface to the Russian Edition of 1882; Preface to the German Edition of 1883; Preface to the English Edition of 1888; Preface to the German Edition of 1890; Preface to the Polish Edition of 1892; Preface to the Italian Edition of 1893; MANIFESTO OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY I. Bourgeois and Proletarians; II. Proletarians and Communists; III. Socialist and Communist Literature; 1. Reactionary Socialism; a. Feudal Socialism; b. Petty-Bourgeois Socialism; c. German or "True" Socialism; 2. Conservative or Bourgeois Socialism; 3. Critical-Utopian Socialism and Communism; IV. Position of the Communists in Relation to the Various Existing Opposition Parties; Notes. EXCERPT: PREFACE TO THE GERMAN EDITION OF 1872 The Communist League, an international association of workers, which could of course be only a secret one under the conditions obtaining at the time, commissioned the undersigned, at the Congress held in London in November 1847, to draw up for publication a detailed theoretical and practical programme of the Party. Such was the origin of the following Manifesto, the manuscript of which travelled to London, to be printed, a few weeks before the February Revolution. First published in German, it has been republished in that language in at least twelve different editions in Germany, England and America. It was published in English for the first time in 1850 in The Red Republican, London, translated by Miss Helen Macfarlane, and in 1871 in at least three different translations in America . . .. Second Edition 2nd Printing. Trade Paperback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
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Title
Manifesto of the Communist Party
Author
Marx, Karl; Engels, Frederick
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good
Edition
Second Edition 2nd Printing
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Foreign Languages Press
Place of Publication
Peking
Date Published
1975
Keywords
Politics,Government
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Politics & Government;
Size
12mo

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12mo
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