What Marxist book should I read?

What Marxist book should I read?

The Communist Manifesto (Available here) The manifesto presents Marx’s materialist conception of history and his theory of class struggle. It outlines the growing tensions between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat under capitalist relations of production, and predicts the triumph of the workers.

What are two important books of Karl Marx?

His best-known titles are the 1848 pamphlet The Communist Manifesto and the three-volume Das Kapital (1867–1883). Marx’s political and philosophical thought had enormous influence on subsequent intellectual, economic, and political history.

Which book is considered as bible of Marxism?

Marx’s masterpiece, Das Kapital, the “Bible of the working class,” as it was… Because all profit results from an “exploitation of labour,” the rate of profit—the amount per unit of total capital outlay—depends largely on the number of workers employed.

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Which of the following books did Karl Marx?

The Communist Manifesto
He published (with Friedrich Engels) Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei (1848), commonly known as The Communist Manifesto, the most celebrated pamphlet in the history of the socialist movement. He also was the author of the movement’s most important book, Das Kapital.

What are the best books to read about Karl Marx?

1 Karl Marx by Isaiah Berlin 2 Karl Marx: His Life and Thought by David McLellan 3 Karl Marx’s Theory of History by G. A. Cohen 4 The Young Karl Marx by David Leopold 5 Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life by Jonathan Sperber

Where can I find a good introduction to Marxism?

This is an introduction to all the main aspects of Marxist theory. It is accessible but does not dumb down the theory. Purchase from Wellred Books in paper copy or as an ebook. This collection comprises four of the most important texts in Marxism, from its four greatest theoreticians.

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Where can I read Marxist books online?

All of them are available to be read online for free (links are provided), and many of them have already been published by Wellred USA and are available at Others can be found used or may be checked out at your local library, and Wellred USA plan’s on publishing all of these works within the not-too-distant future. Enjoy!

Are there any reading groups for Marxists?

Finally, we run many reading groups across the country covering the classics of Marxism. If you are interested in attending one of these, please head over to and fill out the form. Make sure to tick the box ‘Join an online reading group’ and we’ll be in touch! We have arranged these in the order we think they are best read.