Lecture 9 - Lecture 9 2/14/11 HIS 208 The book report...

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Lecture 9 2/14/11 HIS 208 The book report should be like a movie report Don’t focus on the facts, but on how the facts are conveyed Finishing up with JP Frank Pgs 91-92 of People’s Misery Malice produces violence A poor peasant treated poorly will resort to violence, ignore laws, not pay taxes Won’t produce children, till the land Spoke the address in Latin, the intended audience was the medical students and faculty Not meant to be heard by the peasants whom he was talking about Crafts his rhetoric to scare his audience into doing something in the interest of the peasants It is not meant to mobilize the peasants, meant to get the elite audience to do the right thing Engels Born into a wealthy family Was pressured at the age of 17 to gain business experience Was more interested however in languages and journalism Was a businessman by day and a political journalist by night Read more about his life in the handout Best biography of Engels is by Tristram Hunt Was cowriter of the Communist Manifesto with Carl Marx
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2011 for the course HIS 208 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '11 term at Rochester.

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Lecture 9 - Lecture 9 2/14/11 HIS 208 The book report...

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