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Marx's 'Capital'

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This brilliantly concise book is a classic introduction to Marx’s key work, Capital. In print now for over a quarter of a century, and previously translated into many languages, the new edition has been fully revised and updated, making it an ideal modern introduction to one of the most important texts in political economy.

The authors cover all central aspects of Marx’s ec
Paperback, Fifth Edition, 208 pages
Published August 8th 2010 by Pluto Press (first published September 1975)
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Dec 16, 2015 Rudy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: economics
A quick and solid introduction to Marx's Capital, which seems to be aimed either at autodidacts or students of introductory courses on Marxian economics. It presents the main points of all three volumes in a clear and accessible fashion. Three rather minor downsides: the repeated use of the term "complex" to characterize the theories presented hereby, despite said theories being crystal-clear, a partisan approach, yielding scattered ad-hoc criticisms of neoclassical economics across the chapters ...more
Emre Ergin
Şimdi bu adamın bir sorunu var. O da şu. Marksizm gerçekten bilimsel bişi değilse korkusu var içinde. O sebeple kitabı "herkesin anlayabileceği" matematiksel çıkarımlarla doldurmuş. Biz de ikna olalım diye. Tabi böyle bişi mümkün olamaz. Matematik mezunu benim elime kalem kağıt almadan anlayamayacağım ispatlara bir giriş metninde ne gerek vardı. Kaldı ki, ispatların sözel açıklamasını okuyunca, bütün bunlar bunun için mi diyorsunuz, sözel olarak anlaşılmayacak bir şey de yok halbuki.

Bu gibi ese
tom bomp
An excellent summary of all 3 volumes of Capital that can be read separately. Although it obviously can't cover everything, it looks at all the key concepts in enough detail and understandable language, striking a good balance between depth and accessibility. Obviously some concepts are tough, but the author does a good job of making them easier to understand. One nice touch is that after summarising, he provides a couple paragraphs just to point out the existence of other important interpretati ...more
Richard Jones
Feb 21, 2013 Richard Jones rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A brilliant and lucid introduction to Marx's ecomomic theory. Highly recommended to anyone who is in the early stages of geeting to grips with Das Capital. This book will proove a worthwhile and concise introduction.
Michael A.
A good introduction to Marxian economics. It does get pretty mathy and that made my eyes kind of glaze over. This is definitely a book I'll need to reread.
Feb 02, 2008 Alex rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
(No, I didn't read the whole thing. Just significant chunks here and there. I don't have the patience for all 200 million pages)
Jan 13, 2012 Mike rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: economics, marxism
The best short book on Marx's Capital you will find.
Jun 29, 2012 Faggot rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
bad fiction
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