Communist Manifesto Author:Karl Marx, Frederick Engels The Communist Manifesto (Das Kommunistische Manifest), originally titled Manifesto of the Communist Party, is a short 1848 publication written by the political theorists Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. — It has since been recognized as one of the world's most influential political manuscripts. — Commissioned by the Communist League, it laid out th... more »e League's purposes and program. It presents an analytical approach to the class struggle (historical and present) and the problems of capitalism, rather than a prediction of communism's potential future forms.
Very interesting book...few people today have an accurate notion of what communism is, as in modern days it has been instituted in corrupt, massive societies. A great read for anyone who wants background in political philosophy (which should, in fact, be everyone).