Capital, Vol. 1: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist

Capital, Vol. 1: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Capital, one of Marx s major and most influential works, was the product of thirty years close study of the capitalist mode of production in England, the most advanced industrial society of his day This new translation of Volume One, the only volume to be completed and edited by Marx himself, avoids some of the mistakes that have marred earlier versions and seeks to do justice to the literary qualities of the work The introduction is by Ernest Mandel, author of Late Capitalism, one of the only comprehensive attempts to develop the theoretical legacy of Capital

10 thoughts on “Capital, Vol. 1: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production

  1. Trevor Trevor says:

    Louis Althusser wrote a preface to a French translation of Capital and in it he gives lots of advice on how to read this book I recommend you read this book according to that advice, even if I didn t quite do that myself A big part of that advice is to not read in the order that Marx wrote You see, the first few chapters on the commodity are seriously hard going Much harder going than just about anything el

  2. Always Pouting Always Pouting says:

    I remember seeing a review on here for this book from a guy who said he bought two copies of this book, one for himself and one for his girlfriend and that he didn t have a girlfriend any I m bringing this up because actually my boyfriend got me this book, as one of my birthday gifts none the less, and I have to say for the first three hundred pages it felt like I could really empathize with the other man s girlfr

  3. anique anique says:

    Do you know how many pages this is 1152 And worth every leaf on the tree A must read for anyone willing or wanting to wax grand about capitalism Picture it My first semester in graduate school Day two My professor goes over the syllabus, week one Das Kapital Marx chps 1 15, 22, 27 etc I cry for three days lamenting the decision to pursue higher education Then I read that shit and my little world changes.

  4. Roy Lotz Roy Lotz says:

    Marx was a man badly in need of an editor For all of the financial, amiable, and intellectual support provided by Engels, one wishes that Engels had only he had beenruthless is cutting the fat from his partner s work This would have been easy enough at the time, but by now Marx s writing has acquired a sacred aura The main meat of this bloated tome is all in the first few hundred pages Marx actually lays out his ideas in a very

  5. Erik Graff Erik Graff says:

    I had long avoided reading Das Kapital because I thought it would be too mathematically advanced for me Taking courses with the Marxist philosopher and mathematician, David Schweickart, induced me to make the effort since his assignments and my own readings of Marx had already become pretty extensive and the avoidance of his most important text seemed silly So, on my own now, I began carrying the tome about in my backpack, reading mos

  6. nick nick says:

    I have to say, this joint is bangin I find it useful when I m in the club P.S Check out the total or expanded form of value It s defective

  7. William William says:

    Capital, at least the first volume anyway, is not the most significant elucidation of a politico economic critique of the past millennia It is not because many governments have been supported by pillars of so called Marxism, or because by some miracle this book has been actually adopted by the working class, or because it s the longest and clearest that anyone would make such a claim, because, in all those aspects, Capital cannot by objective measu

  8. Graham Latham Graham Latham says:


  9. Chelsea Szendi Chelsea Szendi says:

    Vampires, monsters, fetishes Stick with Marx through the saga of the coat and the M C M and the rewards are so rich When he guides you from the realm of exchange into the realm of production, I dare you not to feel like you are involved in cracking an incredible mystery Because you are.

  10. Fug o& Fug o& says:

    First you get the primitive accumulation then you get the Linen, Then you get the Coats, Then you get the Capital, Then you Get the Labour, Then you get The Surplus Value, then you get the mechanization, then you getSurplus Value Tony Montana

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