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Unformatted text preview: Paper 2 Prep- Part of the great “history of class struggles”- The Manifesto defines the bourgeois as “owners of the means of social production and employers of wager labor”- Oppressor vs oppressed o Stand in constant opposition- “manifold gradation of social rank” The Manifesto blames the bourgeois of establishing “… new classes, new conditions of oppression, new forms of struggle in place of the old ones.”- The bourgeois has simplified class antagonisms- The feudal system no longer sufficed to supply the masses, so the division of labor vanished and a revolutionized industrial manufacturing sprung uo- This modern industry was lead by “industrial millionaires” the modern bourgeois- The modern bourgeois is the product of “a series of revolutions in the modes of production and of exchange” o “each step in the development of the bourgeois was accompanied by a corresponding political advance of that class”- The bourgeois has obtained exclusive political sway with “conquering” modern industry...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course POLT 522 taught by Professor Haight during the Spring '11 term at New Hampshire.
- Spring '11