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Book 4: "The Communist Manifesto"
Book 4:
Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 @ 19:30
Pizzaria le Blandonnet, chemin des Coquelicots 1 1214 Vernier / Genève, Geneva
The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. One of the most recognized and popular political texts written, this tract was commissioned by the Communist League and detailed a process for the working class to rise up and eliminate class struggles.

Presenter: David
Commenter: Bustan

20 minute book presentation including:
A brief history of author’s life
A short summary of the book
Main/new ideas that the book brought to the society at the time that it was written
What were the major implications/reactions at the time that it was written?
What are the major implications on our daily lives (if any)?

30-minute group disucssion
Led by a commenter (opposing ideas, if applicable)
What are member’s personal view about the book?

Download the book from: http://sites.google.com/site/genevabookclubgbc/books/executive-docs/files-1/02.TheCommunistManifesto.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1

Venue: Pizzaria le Blandonnet, chemin des Coquelicots 1 1214 Vernier / Genève. (http://maps.google.ch/maps?hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Chemin+des+Coquelicots+1&fb=1&gl=ch&hnear=Geneva&cid=0,0,13709582341635906730&ei=zM1fTLqwNKKiOLuS_LwJ&sa=X&oi=local_result&ct=image&resnum=1&ved=0CBgQnwIwAA)

Note: reading the book is not a "must" to attend the meeting!

Look forward to see you all!

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