Intro marx engels

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Intro marx engels

  1. 1. Marx & Engels -Communist Manifesto Introduction to Sociology 2/15/12
  2. 2. HistoryHistory is the storyof class struggle
  3. 3. Bourgeois Society "The modern bourgeois society that hassprouted from the ruins of feudal society has notdone away with class antagonisms. It has butestablished new classes, new conditions ofoppression, new forms of struggle in place of theold ones. Our epoch, the epoch of the bourgeoisie,possesses, however, this distinctive feature: it hassimplified the class antagonisms: Society as awhole is more and more splitting up into two greathostile camps, into two great classes directlyfacing each other: Bourgeoisie and Proletariat"(page 474).
  4. 4. The Bourgeoisie and HistoryWhat makes the bourgeoisie "revolutionary"?(page 475 and 476)
  5. 5. How is the Bourgeoisie a Sorcerer?What do they mean with their sorcerymetaphor?(page 478)
  6. 6. The ProletariatWhat happens to the worker in this process ofbourgeoisrevolution?(page 479)
  7. 7. Proletariat as Grave-diggers?"The advance of industry, whose involuntarypromoter is the bourgeoisie, replaces theisolation of the laborers, due to competition, bytheir revolutionary combination, due toassociation. The development of ModernIndustry, therefore, cuts from under its feet thevery foundation on which the bourgeoisieproduces and appropriates products. What thebourgeoisie, therefore, produces, above all, isits own grave-diggers" (483).

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