The Communist Manifesto Author:Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels The Communist Manifesto was written in 1848 as an inflammatory outcry against capitalist exploitation of the working class. The Manifesto calls upon workers of the world to unite and revolt against their oppressors, to abolish private property and free enterprise, and to form a kind of workers' community in which everyone would have an equal sha... more »re.
This edition of The Communist Manifesto has been especially prepared by Francis B. Randall, Ph.D., who is currently on the social Science Faculty of Sarah Lawrence College. His introduction reflects a new approach to the understanding of Marxist theory.
The Communist Manifesto was translated by Samuel Moore and revised for the modern reader by Joseph Katz. Special features of this edition include Engels' famous Preface to the edition of the 1888 plus six other important but lesser known Prefaces.« less