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By Michael Charles Howard, John Edward King

The first quantity of this severe historical past covers the social, political, and theoretical forces in the back of the improvement of Marxian economics from Marx's loss of life in 1883 until eventually 1929, the yr marking the onset of Stalin's "revolution from above," which accordingly remodeled the Soviet Union right into a sleek superpower. in the course of those years, Marxists in either Russia and Germany chanced on their monetary rules inextricably associated with sensible political difficulties, and taken care of conception as a consultant to motion. This ebook systematically examines the real theoretical literature of the interval, together with insightful works via political functionaries outdoor academia--journalists, social gathering organizers, underground activists, and lecturers within the exertions movement--presented the following because the fundamental forgers of Marxian monetary thought.

Beginning with Engels's writings, this e-book analyzes the paintings of major Marxist economists within the moment overseas, then concludes with a overview of the highbrow activities in the Marxian political economic climate throughout the Nineteen Twenties. A moment quantity treating the interval from 1929 to the current will follow.

Originally released in 1989.

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Engels to N. F. Danielson, 4 July 1889, in Letters on 'Capital', pp. 245-6; see Capital, vol. Ill, pp. 398^00, 418-20, 445-6, 515-6, 534-7, 541-3, 550-1, 5612, 571-2 (chs 25, 26, 28, 33, 34, 35, s. 2). 29. On turnover, see ibid, pp. 70-6; 150, n. 21 (chs 4, 8); on rent, pp. , 695710 (chs 42-3). 30. Ibid, pp. 8-21 (Engels's preface) and 868-83 (a supplement written after publication of the first edition of vol. III). 31. Ibid, pp. 118, n. 16 (ch. 6 s. 2); 428-9; 445-6 (both ch. 27); 884-6 (the latter a supplement).

8. Personal communication from Robert Dixon. 9. Marx, Capital, vol. Ill, chs VIII—XII, pp. 152-95. 10. Grurtdrisse. pp. 435-6; K. Marx, Theories of Surplus Value (London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1971) vol. II, pp. 66-71; cf. Marx to Engels. 2 August 1862, in K. Marx and F. Engels. Selected Correspondence (Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1965) pp. 128-33. and A. Oakley, Marx's Critique of Political Economy: Sources and Evolution (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1984) vol. I, pp. 1858. vol. II, pp. 81-8.

E. Mandel, The Formation of the Economic Thought of Karl Marx (London: New Left Books, 1971) pp. 140-53; R. Rowthorn, 'Marx's Theory of Wages' in Rowthorn, Capitalism, Conflict and Inflation (London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1980) pp. 182-230. 6. See A. Brewer, A Guide to Marx's Capital (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984) for an excellent chapter-by-chapter summary of the contents of the three volumes of Capital. 7. On Marx's various plans for Capital and their relation to the structure of the work as published, see M.

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