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Unformatted text preview: 2/17/09 I. Marx and Scientific Som II. Marxism and European Politics a. Social and Political Change in 19 th century Europe b. Sot Politics The Communist Manifesto- Single-text to layout many viewpoints of other soms, communisms- Explain what the movement is all about- Propaganda of an impassioned to change what is current ideology- Very structured, comprehensive book of his ideas- A history of Europe, civilization? ⋅ Class struggle is the constant throughout history ⋅ Infinite set of histories and there’s a fundamental meaning to it, principle that guides it ⋅ Pg. 49 last paragraph, pg.59- Trying to und erst and th e world a nd its faults, but also att e m pting to actively chang e it- Audience: workers a n d sots, a s well a s dialogu e with bourgeois- Telling th e bourgeois what’s wrong with th e world th ey h ave cre at ed, s atirizing th e m- “a sp ect er is h aunting Europe” ⋅ This “thing” [e m erg enc e of bourgeois] is scaring m o n archies throughout Europe- Context: a noth er revolutionary wave throughout Europe in 1848...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2009 for the course HIST 104 taught by Professor Lerner during the Spring '09 term at USC.
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