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Marxist Theories of Imperialism: A Critical Survey
The last two hundred years have seen a massive increase in the size of the world economy and equally massive inequalities of wealth and power between different parts of the world. They have also witnessed the rise to dominance of the capitalist mode of production. Marxists, from Marx himself through to present day thinkers, have argued that these changes are profoundly int ...more
ebook, 320 pages
Published July 5th 1990 by Routledge
(first published January 1st 1980)
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In my opinion this is probably the best introduction to Marxist theories of imperialism. Although Marxist interpretations are now getting somewhat dated and typically strike new students as obscure and esoteric, a book such as this is important to read if only to understand the common popular explanation (often attempted by politicians and pundits today) that imperialism was all about economic profit and exploitation. It is probably not very much of a stretch to say that Marxist interpretations ...more
Great Survey of Marxist international political economy up to the 80s... if you want to get a dope intro to the most important Marxist thinker, then this book is awesome... Also the section on Marx is a great and concise breakdown of Marx's labor theory of value, theory of value, use value vs. exchange value, and all that stuff that is usually really confusing.