The Limits to Capital

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Verso Books, 2006 - Political Science - 478 pages
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The Limits to Capital provides one of the best theoretical guides to the history and geography of capitalist development.

In this new edition, Harvey updates his classic text with a substantial discussion of the turmoil in world markets today.

In his analyses of 'fictitious capital' and 'uneven geographical development' Harvey takes the reader step by step through layers of crisis formation, beginning with Marx's controversial argument concerning the falling rate of profit, moving through crises of credit and finance, and closing with a timely analysis geopolitical and geographical considerations.

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I sometimes disagree with the common opinion on books. Usually I'm right there with everyone else, waving a flag. Make no mistake, I'm a follower. But this? This baffles me. So many lefties think that ... Read full review

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A demanding though rewarding read. I would recommend some basic knowledge of economic/Marxist terms before starting the book. Read full review

Contents

COMMODITIES VALUES
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CLASS RELATIONS AND THE CAPITALIST PRINCIPLE OF ACCUMULATION
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Appendix the theory of value
35
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

David Harvey received a Bachelor's degree and Ph.D. in geography from Cambridge University. After graduating in 1961, he joined the geography department at Bristol University as a lecturer. In the following years, he held teaching positions at Johns Hopkins and Oxford universities. He has written numerous books including Justice Nature and the Geography of Differences, The Urban Experience, The Condition of Postmodernity, and An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change. He has received many honors, among them the Outstanding Contributor Award of the Association of American Geographers, the Anders Retzuis Gold Medal of the Swedish Society of Anthropology and Geography, and the Vautrin Lud International Geography Prize.

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