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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 at the back of the improvement of Marxian economics from Marx's demise in 1883 until eventually 1929, the 12 months marking the onset of Stalin's "revolution from above," which in this case remodeled the Soviet Union right into a sleek superpower. in the course of those years, Marxists in either Russia and Germany came across their financial rules inextricably associated with functional political difficulties, and handled thought as a consultant to motion. This ebook systematically examines the $64000 theoretical literature of the interval, together with insightful works by means of political functionaries open air academia--journalists, get together organizers, underground activists, and academics within the hard work movement--presented right here 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 foreign, then concludes with a evaluation of the highbrow pursuits in the Marxian political economic system in the course of the Nineteen Twenties. A moment quantity treating the interval from 1929 to the current will follow.

Originally released in 1989.

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Lexis, 'Die Marx'sche Kapitaltheorie', Conrads Jahrbucher 11, 1885, pp. 452-65. 20. Ibid, p. 464. 21.

Capital, vol. Ill, pp. 447-8, η (ch. 30). 33. Ibid, pp. 428-9 (ch. 27); cf. ibid, p. 118, n. 16 (ch. 6, s. 11, p. 147 (from Engels's Socialism: Scientific and Utopian, an extract presumably revised - from his Anti-Diihring). 34. Ibid, pp. 884-6 (supplement); 460, n. (ch. 29); 428 (ch. 27). 35. F. Engels, 'Der Sozialismus des Herrn Bismarck', in Werke, vol. 19, pp. 167-72; Engels, 'Schutzzoll und Freihandel' (1888), in Werke, vol. 21, pp. 362, 365, 373. 36. Capital, vol. Ill, pp. 477-8, n. (cited above, pp.

I, pp. 20-4; cf. Oakley, Making, pp. 124-5. 41. This view is defended by Carver, Marx and Engels, and especially by Levine, Tragic Deception·, for an opposing view see Stedman Jones, 'Engels and the History of Marxism'. 42. See for example Kautsky, Economic Doctrines, which contains a brief and rather unenlightening discussion of fetishism and nothing on alienation; cf. G. Haupt, 'Marx and Marxism', in Hobsbawm, History of Marxism, especially pp. 272-82. 2 Engels and the 'Prize Essay Competition' in the Theory of Value* I Introduction In his preface to the second volume of Capital, Friedrich Engels vigorously defended Marx against the accusation that he had stolen his theory of surplus value from J.

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