The Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute released a list of books recommended by Thabo Mbeki. There are a few unexpected surprises like “The Eighteeth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte” by Karl Marx. Read the list below. Source: Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute
1. The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte – by Karl Marx
Gutenberg link: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1346/1346-h/1346-h.htm
Written: December 1851 – March 1852
The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte poses the challenge to us always to understand that history, even as an ‘academic’ discipline, is about the general (multi-disciplinary) development of human society. This means that we must constantly seek to understand African and global society in all its elements.