Topic 1 – Introduction to Marxism
Who were Marx and Engels and what did they say?
“The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles.”
Karl Marx & Frederich Engels, The Communist Manifesto, 1848
Reading 1: Marx the Revolutionary (MWT)
Reading 2: The Three Sources and Three Component Parts of Marxism (Lenin)
Reading 3: Ninety Years of the Communist Manifesto (Trotsky)
Reading 4: The Communist Manifesto, Chapters 1 & 2 (Marx & Engels)
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