Reading List



Introductory and General Reading

Introducing Marx Rius (Icon, 1999)
Lenin for Beginners R. Appiganesi (Writers and Readers & Unwin, 1986)
Karl Marx: A Brief Biographical Sketch with an Exposition of Marxism V.I. Lenin (1914), Collected Works, Vol. 21
Manifesto of the Communist Party K. Marx & F. Engels (1848), Collected Works, Vol. 6
Principles of Communism F. Engels (1847), Collected Works, Vol. 6
The Thought of Karl Marx David McLellan (Papermac, 1980)
Introduction to Marxism Emile Burns (Lawrence & Wishart, 1983)
Marx in His Own Words Ernst Fischer (Penguin, 1981)

The Marxist World Outlook

Contribution to the Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Law: Introduction K. Marx (1844), Collected Works, Vol. 3
Preface to A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy K. Marx (1859), Collected Works, Vol. 29
The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte K. Marx (International, 1990)
Class Struggles in France K. Marx (International, 1989)
Dialectics of Nature F. Engels (1882), Collected Works, Vol. 25
Ludwig Feuerbach and the End of Classical German Philosophy F. Engels (1888), Collected Works, Vol. 26
Socialism: Utopian and Scientific F. Engels (International, 1982)

Capitalism and Exploitation

Value, Price and Profit K. Marx (1865), Collected Works, Vol. 20
Marx’s Capital B. Fine and A. Saad-Filho (Pluto, 2004)
Capital Vol. I K. Marx (1867), Collected Works, Vol. 35
Imperialism – the Highest Stage of Capitalism V.I. Lenin (1916), Collected Works, Vol. 22
The Accumulation of Capital R. Luxemburg (Routledge, 2003)
The Modern Prince and Other Writings A. Gramsci (International, 1957)
Selections from the Prison Notebooks A. Gramsci (International, 1990)
Anti-Capitalism: A Marxist Introduction A. Saad-Filho (Pluto, 2003)

Political Struggle and Revolution

Critique of the Gotha Programme K. Marx (1875), Collected Works, Vol. 24
State and Revolution V.I. Lenin (1917), Collected Works, Vol. 25
Left-Wing Communism – An Infantile Disorder V.I. Lenin (1920), Collected Works, Vol. 31
The Discussion on Self-Determination Summed Up V.I. Lenin (1916), Collected Works, Vol. 22
A Caricature of Marxism and Imperialist Economism V.I. Lenin (1916), Collected Works, Vol. 23
Against Fascism and War G. Dimitrov (International, 1987)
Capitalism in Crisis F. Castro (Ocean, 2000)
On Imperialist Globalization F. Castro (Zed, 2003)
Global Justice Che Guevara (Ocean, 2003)
Latin America: Awakening of a Continent Che Guevara (Ocean, 2004)
Unequal Union S. Ryerson (Progress, 1983)
Canada’s Future is Socialism! The Program of the Communist Party of Canada Communist Party of Canada (CPC, 2001)