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The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital

Lecture no. 3 from the course: The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin

The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital

Taught by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

First, unpack the meaning of the revolutionary messages in The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital. Then, use a basic vocabulary of Marxist concepts to better understand Marx’s model of history and economics. Last, examine how the revolutionary lives of Marx and Engels sought to unify theory with practice.


November 9, 2019