By Michael Charles Howard, John Edward King
The first quantity of this severe historical past covers the social, political, and theoretical forces in the back of the improvement of Marxian economics from Marx's loss of life in 1883 till 1929, the 12 months marking the onset of Stalin's "revolution from above," which consequently reworked the Soviet Union right into a glossy superpower. in the course of those years, Marxists in either Russia and Germany stumbled on their financial principles inextricably associated with useful political difficulties, and taken care of idea as a advisor to motion. This ebook systematically examines the real theoretical literature of the interval, together with insightful works by way of political functionaries outdoor academia--journalists, get together organizers, underground activists, and lecturers within the hard work movement--presented the following because the fundamental forgers of Marxian fiscal thought.
Beginning with Engels's writings, this e-book analyzes the paintings of major Marxist economists within the moment foreign, then concludes with a overview of the highbrow events in the Marxian political economic system in the course of the Nineteen Twenties. A moment quantity treating the interval from 1929 to the current will follow.
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20 The Great Depression and Stalinism Notes 1. M. Bleaney, The Rise and Fall of Keynesian Economics (London: Macmillan, 1986), pp. 41-52. 2. F. Naphtali, Wirtschaftskrisis und Arbeitslosigkeit (Berlin: Dietz, 1930), p. 23; original stress. 3. K. Kautsky, 'Um die Einheit', Vorwarts 11 October 1931. 4. K. Kautsky, introduction to the 3rd ed of his The Proletarian Revolution, published as 'Die Proletarische Revolution', Der Kampf 24 (1931), pp. 292-7. 5. W. Gottschalch, Strukturveranderungen der Gesellschaft und Politisches Handeln in der Lehre von Rudolf Hilferding (Berlin: Drucker & Humblot, 1962), p.
A History of Marxian Economics, Volume II: 1929-1990 by Michael Charles Howard, John Edward King