Post-capitalist Society: A Marxian Portrait

  • Paresh Chattopadhyay
Part of the Marx, Engels, and Marxisms book series (MAENMA)


In this chapter, we argue that the basic Marxian ideas concerning the type of society supposed to follow the demise of capitalism are contained in the Communist Manifesto (hereafter, Manifesto) in a condensed form.


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  • Paresh Chattopadhyay
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  1. 1.University of Quebec in MontrealWestmountCanada

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