A companion to Marx's Capital

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Verso, 2010 - Business & Economics - 356 pages
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“My aim is to get you to read a book by Karl Marx called Capital, Volume 1, and to read it on Marx’s own terms…”

The biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression has generated a surge of interest in Marx’s work in the effort to understand the origins of our current predicament. For nearly forty years, David Harvey has written and lectured on Capital, becoming one of the world’s most foremost Marx scholars.

Based on his recent lectures, this current volume aims to bring this depth of learning to a broader audience, guiding first-time readers through a fascinating and deeply rewarding text. A Companion to Marx’s Capital offers fresh, original and sometimes critical interpretations of a book that changed the course of history and, as Harvey intimates, may do so again.

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Great companion to Marx's world changing classic. Capital is not the easiest book to understand for certain reasons – the historical context, Marx's dialectical methodology and writing style, which is ... Read full review

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It was a nice book. It is always nice to see the story of capitalism from a point of view of production one of the biggest capitalist economy society of the globe. There are nice excerpts from the ... Read full review


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David Harvey is Professor of Geography at the Johns Hopkins University and Miliband Fellow at the London School of Economics. His books include "Justice, Nature, and the Geography of Difference "(1996), "The Condition of Postmodernity" (1989), "The Urban Experience "(1988), "The Limits to Capital" (1982, reissued 1999), and "Social Justice and the City" (1973). His work has received critical acclaim and numerous awards on both sides of the Atlantic.