The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State (Penguin Classics)

The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State (Penguin Classics)

Friedrich Engels


The beginning of the relations, inner most estate and the kingdom (1884), used to be a provocative and profoundly influential critique of the Victorian . Engels argued that the conventional monogamous family was once actually a up to date build, heavily sure up with capitalist societies. below this patriarchal approach, girls have been servants and, successfully, prostitutes. simply Communism could bring in the sunrise of communal dwelling and a brand new sexual freedom and, in flip, the function of the country may turn into superfluous.

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