The Communist Manifesto Author:Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels This is the Pelican 1969 printing of the 1888 Samuel Moore Translation, and includes prefaces to the German editions of 1872, 1883 & 1890, the Russian edition of 1882, the English edition of 1888, the Polish edition of 1892, and the Italian edition of 1893. — AJP Taylor's introduction is outdated (obviously) and is a little too "rah-rah capitalis... more »m," but its an interesting read.
From the back cover:
The complete text of the political tract which as exercised so great an influence on the world in the past century.
In a special introduction to this new edition A.J.P. Taylor charts the progress of the Manifesto from persecuted obscurity to global reverance and examines the relevance of Marx's nineteenth-century ideas to the realities of modern politics.« less