An Introduction to the Three Volumes of Karl Marx's Capital

An Introduction to the Three Volumes of Karl Marx's Capital

Michael Heinrich


The international monetary concern and recession that begun in 2008 had at the least one unforeseen final result: a surge in revenues of Karl Marx's Capital. even if mainstream economists and commentators as soon as disregarded Marx's paintings as outdated and improper, a few are begrudgingly acknowledging an research that sees capitalism as inherently risky. and naturally, there are these, like Michael Heinrich, who've obvious the price of Marx all alongside, and are in a distinct place to provide an explanation for the intricacies of Marx's thought.
Heinrich's smooth interpretation of Capital is now on hand to English-speaking readers for the 1st time. It has undergone 9 variants in Germany, is the normal paintings for Marxist research teams, and is used greatly in German universities. the writer systematically covers all 3 volumes of Capital and explains all of the easy features of Marx's critique of capitalism in a manner that's transparent and concise. He presents heritage info at the highbrow and political milieu within which Marx labored, and appears at the most important concerns past the scope of Capital, resembling category fight, the connection among capital and the country, accusations of ancient determinism, and Marx's realizing of communism. Uniquely, Heinrich emphasizes the financial personality of Marx's paintings, as well as the conventional emphasis at the hard work conception of price, this highlighting the relevance of Capital to the age of monetary explosions and implosions.

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