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By M. C. Howard, John E. King

This ebook covers the historical past and improvement of Marxian economics from Marx's loss of life in 1883 till 1929. research starts off with Engel's improvement of Marxism and early controversies within the thought of worth. Following chapters take care of the paintings of best Marxist economists within the moment overseas concentrating upon the paintings of German and Russian theorists and it concludes with a reveiw fo highbrow advancements in political economic climate in the course of the Twenties. the second one quantity covers the interval 1929 to the current.

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272-82. 2 Engels and the 'Prize Essay Competition in the Theory of Value* I Introduction In his preface to the second volume of Capital, Friedrich Engeis vigorously defended M a r x against the accusation that he had stolen his theory of surplus value from J. K. R o d b e r t u s . This charge of plagiarism dated from the 1870s and had been m a d e by b o t h R o d b e r t u s himself and by his disciple Rudolf Meyer. Its rebuttal was a matter of some urgency. In the early 1880s the d o m i n a n c e of Marxist ideas within G e r m a n Social Democracy (which had never been especially secure) was under attack from a powerful ' R o d b e r t u s movement led by Meyer, which exercised a considerable attraction for socialist-inclined intellectuals and threatened to seduce the party into a policy of compromise with the Bismarckian state, j u s t as Lassalle had d o n e earlier.

362, 365, 373. 36. Capital, vol. Ill, pp. 477-8, n. (cited above, pp. 13-14); N. Levine, The Tragic Deception: Marx Contra Engels (Oxford: Clio Books, 1975) pp. 206-7. 37. Can Europe Disarm? was written in 1893 and published (in German) in 1895; an English translation is in Henderson, op. 11, pp. 810-32, the cited passage coming from p, 810. On Hobson see J. Allelt, New Liberalism: the Political Economy of J. A. Hobson (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1981) ch. 5. 38. Oakley, Making of Marx's Critical Theory, ch.

II, pp. 66-71; cf. Marx to Engels, 2 August 1862, in K. Marx and F. Engels, Selected Correspondence (Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1965) pp. 128-33, and A. Oakley, Marx's Crititjue of Political Economy: Sources and Evolution (London: Roulledge & Kegan Paul, 1984) vol. I, pp. 1858, vol. II, pp. 81-8. 11. J. ) 77ie History of Marxism: (Hassocks: Harvester, 1982) pp. 327 32. Volume I: Marxism in Marx's Day Engels and the 'Prize Essay Competition' 39 12. K. Marx, Critique of Political Economy (London: Lawrence & Wisharl, 1971) p.

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