This classic study is considered to be the basis of understanding of Communism. It provides a clear and neutral interpretation of Communist philosophy on the Marxian materialist concept of history and Marxian theory of value. Laski sets out to explain the Communist attitude from the class struggle which is considered to be the forefront of the Marxism.
Harold Joseph Laski was an English political theorist and economist. He was active in politics and served as the chairman of the British Labour Party from 1945 to 1946 and was a professor at the London School of Economics from 1926 to 1950. His other book includesThe Rise of European Liberalism: An Essay in Interpretation(Aakar Books, 2013).