The Communist Manifesto | Genius of the Modern World

In 1847, poor crop growth leading to famine brought political unrest which inspired the commissioning of Marx and Engels to write a manifesto for The Communist League.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'55''
  • Broadcast year: 2016
Curriculum Connection
  • Politics

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Genius of the Modern World
  • Episode: Marx