Halfway through this book, and i have got an idea of what Marxism is about. The problem was that the Manifesto states its ideals, but does not explain them very well. Also, the language used is quite confusing and meandering. Perhaps it is because this was translated from the original version, and official documents can be quite monotonous.
If you have the time, i would suggest getting a different book that explains Marxism in greater detail and in a language that people who do not study politics, may be able to understand.
For a brief overview of the ideals of Marxism, this book should suffice. In my case, it helped a great deal just prior to the conference. But i have purchased another book that hopefully will shed more light on Marxism....Continua