Marx's major work was the product of 30 years' close study of the most advanced industrial society of his day. "Capital: volume 2" is introduced here by Ernest Mandel, author of "Late Capitalism", which was an attempt to develop its theoretical legacy.
Marx's critique of the capitalist system is rife with big themes: his theory of 'surplus value', his discussion of the exploitation of the working class, and his forecast of class conflict on a grand scale.
This volume, first published in 1996, contains complete translations of Marx's most important political writings after 1848. The texts (including the... Læs mere