Intro to Marxism: A useful Reading List

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Reading Lists

Introductory and general reading

VI Lenin,‘Karl Marx:A Brief Biographical Sketch with an Exposition of Marxism’ (1914), Collected Works Vol.21, and 'The Three Sources and Three Component Parts of Marxism' (1913), Collected Works Vol.19 (both available from the Communist Party’s Classics of Communism range as, On Karl Marx and Marxism, 2007)

K Marx & F. Engels, Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848), Collected Works Vol.6 (also available from the as part of the Communist Party’s Classics of Communism range, 2006)

F Engels,‘Principles of Communism’ (1847), Collected Works Vol.6

David McLellan, The Thought of Karl Marx (Papermac, 1980)

Ernst Fischer, Marx in His Own Words (Penguin, 1981)

Mary Davis, Women and Class (Communist Party, 1999)

The Marxist World Outlook

K Marx, 'Contribution to the Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Law. Introduction' (1844), Collected Works Vol.3

K Marx, 'A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy. Part One. Preface' (1859), Collected Works Vol. 29

F Engels,‘Dialectics of Nature’ (1882), Collected Works Vol.25

F Engels, Ludwig Feuerbach and the End of Classical German Philosophy (1888), Collected Works Vol.26

Capitalism and Exploitation

K Marx,‘Value, Price and Profit’ (1865), Collected Works Vol.20 (available from the Communist Party’s Classics of Communism range as Wages, Price and Profit, 2006)

Ben Fine, Marx’s Capital (Macmillan, 1989)

K Marx, Capital Vol. I (1867), Collected Works Vol.35

VI Lenin, Imperialism—the Highest Stage of Capitalism (1916), Collected Works Vol.22

EK Hunt & Howard J. Sherman, Economics—An Introduction to Traditional and Radical Views (HarperCollins, 1990)

John Kelly, Rethinking Industrial Relations: Mobilization, Collectivism and Long Waves (Routledge, 1998)

Political Struggle and Revolution

K Marx,‘Critique of the Gotha Programme’ (1875), Collected Works Vol.24

VI Lenin, The State and Revolution (1917), Collected Works Vol.25

VI Lenin, Left-Wing Communism—An Infantile Disorder (1920), Collected Works Vol.31

VI Lenin,‘The Discussion on Self-Determination Summed Up’ (1916), Collected Works Vol.22

VI Lenin,‘A Caricature of Marxism and Imperialist Economism’ (1916), Collected Works Vol.23

Communist Party, Britain’s Road to Socialism (Communist Party, 2007)

John Foster,Whose Nation?—Democracy and the National Question in Britain (Communist Party, 2007)

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