A History of Marxian Economics, Volume 1: 1883-1929 (Princeton Legacy Library)

A History of Marxian Economics, Volume 1: 1883-1929 (Princeton Legacy Library)

Michael Charles Howard, John Edward King


The first quantity of this serious historical past covers the social, political, and theoretical forces at the back of the advance of Marxian economics from Marx's dying in 1883 till 1929, the yr marking the onset of Stalin's "revolution from above," which for this reason reworked the Soviet Union right into a sleek superpower. in the course of those years, Marxists in either Russia and Germany stumbled on their financial rules inextricably associated with functional political difficulties, and handled concept as a advisor to motion. This ebook systematically examines the $64000 theoretical literature of the interval, together with insightful works via political functionaries open air academia--journalists, get together organizers, underground activists, and academics within the hard work movement--presented the following because the basic forgers of Marxian monetary thought.

Beginning with Engels's writings, this e-book analyzes the paintings of top Marxist economists within the moment foreign, then concludes with a evaluate 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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