The Accumulation of Capital / Edition 2

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Overview

Rosa Luxemburg was a revolutionary socialist who fought and died for her beliefs. In January 1919, after being arrested for her involvement in a workers' uprising in Berlin, she was brutally murdered by a group of right-wing soldiers. Her body was recovered days later from a canal. Six years earlier she had published what was undoubtedly her finest achievement, The Accumulation of Capital - a book which remains one of the masterpieces of socialist literature. Taking Marx as her starting point, she offers an independent and fiercely critical explanation of the economic and political consequences of capitalism in the context of the turbulent times in which she lived, reinterpreting events in the United States, Europe, China, Russia and the British Empire. Many today believe there is no alternative to global capitalism. This book is a timely and forceful statement of an opposing view.
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'Rosa Luxemburg is one of the really big figures in the history of the international socialist movement and The Accumulation of Capital is unquestionably her magnum opus.' - New Statesman

'This book, out of print for decades, is well worth reading ... one of her finest works.' - Labour Research

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415304450
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/11/2003
  • Series: Routledge Classics Series
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 680,003
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Rosa Luxemburg (1870-1919). Polish-born revolutionary who was a leader of the left-wing movement in Germany from 1898 until her murder in 1919.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the Routledge Classics edition by Tadeusz Kowalik Translator's Note A Note on Rosa Luxemburg Introduction Part 1: The Problem of Reproduction Part 2: Historical Exposition of the Problem Part 3: The Historical Conditions of Accumulation Index

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