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Perry Blazian Hist 202 Section 02 October 10, 2010 Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto In their dissertation entitled The Communist Manifesto , the authors argue that all history is comprised principally of class struggles. They name the bourgeoisie and the proletariat as two classes antagonistic towards one another, as opposites in this great class struggle. They name the bourgeoisie as a group that has created a society based on supply and demand that it can no longer control, leading to a
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Unformatted text preview: intensely competitive world that impedes the healthy development of society. Opposing them is the “modern working class” the proletariat, who are the common workers of the world, more numerous but less empowered. Marx and Engels argue for the revolution of the proletariat, to reclaim rights that they feel are due to them. Why was Marx and Engels´ argument so attractive to some and not to others? I did all the course reading for this section....
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