By Michael Charles Howard, John Edward King

ISBN-10: 0691003777

ISBN-13: 9780691003771

The first quantity of this serious background covers the social, political, and theoretical forces in the back of the improvement of Marxian economics from Marx's demise in 1883 till 1929, the 12 months marking the onset of Stalin's "revolution from above," which as a consequence reworked the Soviet Union right into a glossy superpower. in the course of those years, Marxists in either Russia and Germany came upon their fiscal principles inextricably associated with sensible political difficulties, and handled concept as a advisor to motion. This publication systematically examines the real theoretical literature of the interval, together with insightful works by means of political functionaries outdoor academia--journalists, get together organizers, underground activists, and academics within the hard work movement--presented right here because the fundamental forgers of Marxian fiscal thought.

Beginning with Engels's writings, this ebook analyzes the paintings of best Marxist economists within the moment overseas, then concludes with a overview of the highbrow pursuits in the Marxian political financial system through the Nineteen Twenties. A moment quantity treating the interval from 1929 to the current will follow.

Originally released in 1989.

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Schmidt to Engels, 18 June 1891. Wolf, 'Das Ratsel', p. 358. Ibid, pp. 360-1. Ibid, pp. 365-7. On Loria see Blaug, Who's Who in Economics, p. 241, and S. B. Clough, 'Loria Achille', in D. L. ) International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (London: Macmillau and New York: Free Press, 1968) pp. 474-5. 44. Engels, Preface to Capital, volume III, pp. 16-19. 45. A. Loria, 'La Theorie de la Valeur de Karl Marx', Journal des Economistes, 1884, pp. 137-9. 46. Ibid, p. 274. 47. Engels, Preface to Capital, volume III, p.

Stiebeling, Das Werthgexet- und die Profitrate (New York: Heinrichs. , 1894). 35. He had exchanged views with German socialists in the columns of the Berlin 40 The German Contribution, 1883-1914 Vorwdrts as early as 1878 (J. Lehr, 'K. Marx, Das Kapital, Kritik der Politischen Oekonomie', Vierteljahrschrift fur Votkswirthschaft und Kulturges- chichte, 23, 1886, pp. 1-38, 97-123). 36. Untersuchungen, p. 23. 37. Ibid, p. 7 per cent respectively. 38. J. Wolf, 'Das Ratsel der Durchschnittsprofitrate bei Marx*, Jahrbiicher fur Nationalokonomie unci Statistik, 57, 1891, pp.

149-60; M. Morishima, Marx's Economics: a Dual Theory of Value and Growth (Cam- bridge: Cambridge University Press, 1973) chs 7-8; and J. E. Roemer, Analytical Foundations of Marxian Economic Theory (Cambridge: Cambridge Univer- sity Press, 1981) ch. 7. A more simple discussion is given by M. C. Howard and J. E. King, The Political Economy of Marx (Harlow: Longman, 1985) 2nd edn, pp. 134-78. 3 First Debates in Value Theory, I Volume Ml of'Capital' As we saw in the previous chapter, M a r x had alluded briefly in volume I of Capital to the complications posed for his theory of value by the existence of free competition.

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