Marx And Engels, The Manifesto Of The Communist Party

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Marx and Engels , The Manifesto of the Communist Party

The Manifesto of the Communist party was written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in 1848. Karl Marx was a German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist. Friedrich Engels was also a German philosopher, social scientist, and journalist. Friedrich Engels helped came up with the Marxist theory alongside Karl Marx, they also worked on the Communist manifesto which gave a general insight to the working class, it tells us how people from the middle class went about doing things from the perspective of the middle class man. The book, The Manifesto of the Communist party further details the emergence of capitalism and also telling us or predicting about the future of capitalism. They also talked about the class struggles of society and what brought about these tensions. In their own day, the power and class struggles was between the Bourgeoisie and Proletariat.
Furthermore, the Bourgeoisie were the ones who owned the means of production such machinery, factories and their own main source of revenue was profit from their production. Whereas the Proletariat are the workers who provide their services or labor for a wage. The struggles between these two parties brought about change overtime, society as a structure needs such turbulence in other to function well. We however see that class is determined by property and not by income, or status. If one has…
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