Capital: An Abridged Edition [NOOK Book]

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Combining vivid historical detail with economic analysis to produce a bitter denunciation of mid-Victorian capitalist society, Capital is the most influential work in social science in the twentieth century. This is the only abridged edition to take account of the whole work. It offers virtually all of Volume 1, excerpts fom a new translation of 'The Result of the Immediate Process of Production', and a selection of key chapters from Volume 3. - ;A classic of early modernism, Capital combines vivid historical ...
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Overview

Combining vivid historical detail with economic analysis to produce a bitter denunciation of mid-Victorian capitalist society, Capital is the most influential work in social science in the twentieth century. This is the only abridged edition to take account of the whole work. It offers virtually all of Volume 1, excerpts fom a new translation of 'The Result of the Immediate Process of Production', and a selection of key chapters from Volume 3. - ;A classic of early modernism, Capital combines vivid historical detail with economic analysis to produce a bitter denunciation of mid-Victorian capitalist society. It has also proved to be the most influential work in social science in the twentieth century; Marx did for social science what Darwin had done for biology.

Millions of readers this century have treated Capital as a sacred text, subjecting it to as many different interpretations as the bible itself. No mere work of dry economics, Marx's great work depicts the unfolding of industrial capitalism as a tragic drama - with a message which has lost none of its relevance today.

This is the only abridged edition to take account of the whole of Capital. It offers virtually all of Volume 1, which Marx himself published in 1867, excerpts from a new translation of 'The Result of the Immediate Process of Production', and a selection of key chapters from Volume 3, which Engels published in 1895. -
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780191606038
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, UK
  • Publication date: 3/9/1995
  • Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 622,963
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

David McLellan is Professor of Political Theory at the University of Kent.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1

2 Isochronous systems are not rare 9

3 A single ODE of arbitrary order 23

4 Systems of ODEs: many-body problems, nonlinear harmonic oscillators 51

5 Isochronous Hamiltonian systems are not rare 135

6 Asymptotically isochronous systems 176

7 Isochronous PDEs 188

8 Outlook 211

A Some useful identities 213

B Two proofs 218

C Diophantine findings and conjectures 229

References 239

Index 249

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