A History of Marxian Economics, Volume I: 1883-1929 by Michael Charles Howard, John Edward King

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 till 1929, the yr marking the onset of Stalin's "revolution from above," which consequently reworked the Soviet Union right into a glossy superpower. in the course of those years, Marxists in either Russia and Germany stumbled on their monetary rules inextricably associated with useful 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 through political functionaries outdoors academia--journalists, get together organizers, underground activists, and lecturers within the exertions movement--presented right here because the fundamental forgers of Marxian monetary thought.

Beginning with Engels's writings, this booklet analyzes the paintings of top Marxist economists within the moment overseas, then concludes with a assessment of the highbrow pursuits in the Marxian political financial system 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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G. Claeys, 'Engels's "Outlines of a Critique of Political Economy" (1843) and the Origins of the Marxist Critique of Capitalism'. History of Political Econ­ omy, 16, 1984, pp. 207-32; Mandel, Formation of the Economic Thought, ch. Carver, Marx and Engels. the Intellectual Relationship (Brighton: Wheatsheaf, 1983) p. 48; D. McLellan. Engels (Hassocks: Harvester, 1977) pp. 22—4. 14. G. ) History of Marxism, vol. I. p. 293. 15. F. Engels, 'England 1845 und 1885' in K. Marx and F. 21, pp. 194-5; see however the less dogmatic statement in Engels, 'Die Lohntheorie der Anti-Korngesetz Liga' in Marx and Engels, Werke (Berlin: Dietz, 1962) vol.

F. Danielson, 19 February 1887, 5 January, 15 October 1888; to C. Schmidt, 1 July 1891, in Letters on 'Capital', pp. 228, 232-3, 237, 239^2, 256. As with Werke, we have occasionally preferred our own translation of letters in this volume; the original German edition is K. Marx, F. Engels, Briefe Uber Das Kapital (Berlin: Dietz, 1954). 20 The German Contribution, 1883-1914 24. Engels to Oppenheim, 24 March 1891, in Letters on 'Capital', p. 256; Engels, 'In Sachen Brentano'. 25. K. Marx, Capital (Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1962) vol.

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