Generalization Of The Manifesto, By Karl Marx And Engels

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In their Manifesto, Marx and Engels predicted that one day the proletariat of the world would rise up in an inevitable revolution. This is based around the theory of how the world is defined by a struggle between and among economic classes, which will eventually lead to the establishment of a provisional vanguard state that would slowly transition a society to a communist society by abolishing class altogether. The procedure and the process of the revolution that is to occur, is built upon Marx 's famous generalization that ‘the history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles’[ Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto, ed. by Jeffrey C. Isaac, (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012).]. Marx 's and Engels’s theory should be taken into account in relation to the context of the hardships that were suffered by many 19th-century workers in England, Germany and France. The Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries were the result of the creation of a seemingly permanent underclass of workers, countless of whom lived in poverty under poor working conditions and with little or no political representation. The Manifesto itself is divided into four parts, discussing the dynamic relationship between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat through which they produce a blueprint for one to understand how a foreseeable revolution is set to occur. In this essay, I will be densely paying attention to the causes for the revolution,

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