Volume 15, Issue 2, 2018
Conceptual History: China, Asia, and the Global
On the Translation of “Association” in the Manifesto of the Communist Party
There are many Chinese versions of The Communist Manifesto and all of them had problems with the translation of foreign concepts and words, which triggered debates for years. One of the most interesting questions in the debates on the translation of the Manifesto is how to translate (Ger.) Assoziation / “association” and how Marx understood this concept.