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A Companion To Marx's Capital, Volume 2

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The biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression shows no sign of coming to a close and Marx’s work remains key in understanding the cycles that lead to recession. For nearly forty years, David Harvey has written and lectured on Capital, becoming one of the world’s most foremost Marx scholars.

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Paperback, 384 pages
Published September 10th 2013 by Verso (first published 2013)
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Loránd Szakács
Absolutely indispensable book. I honestly have doubts that I could have gone through Capital: Critique of Political Economy, Vol 2 without it. Not only does David Harvey have a knack at sifting through Marx's rough (unedited), and obtuse writing, but he also provides many external references and incorporates some insight from Marx's Capital: The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole, and Grundrisse: Foundations of the Critique of Political Economy.

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Jan 24, 2014 Tom Emanuel rated it really liked it
If David Harvey's A Companion to Marx's Capital was a brilliant guide to the first volume of Marx's masterwork, then his Companion to Vol. 2 is positively indispensable. The arguments Marx advances in Vol. 2 are absolutely critical to constructing a Marxist theory of macroeconomics and especially a Marxist theory of crisis formation. However, the manuscripts that make up Vol. 2 were left in a state of disarray a the time of Marx's death and reconstructed posthumously in its barest bones by Fried ...more
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The first volume of David Harvey's Companion to Capital is a wonderful achievement, akin to reading Capital with a university lecturer sat by your side the whole way through providing guidance and prompting you to think around Marx's analysis. This second volume repeats that success. Volume 2 of Capital is a much drier affair and makes for harder reading. But Harvey's insight and thinking make following Marx's thought much easier. And the result is eye-opening. Where Marx is often considered to ...more
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David Harvey (born 1935) is the Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). A leading social theorist of international standing, he graduated from University of Cambridge with a PhD in Geography in 1961. He is the world's most cited academic geographer (according to Andrew Bodman, see Transactions of the IBG, 1991,1992), and the author ...more
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