Marx's Das Kapital: A Biography

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Atlantic, 2006 - Capital - 130 pages
First published in 1867, 'Das Kapital' was an original criticism of the capitalist world. Its ideas would alter the course of history and affect the lives of millions. But, as Wheen explains, 'Das Kapital' is in no way a dry economic tome.

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A short but sweet telling of the creation and birth of Marx's magnum opus, and its afterlife. Not as biographical as Isaiah Berlin's Marx or as relevant to today's economic situation as David Harvey's ... Read full review

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Marx's Das Kapital: A Biography Books that changed the world by Francis Wheen is a little book under 150 pages. I checked this book out of the library and I really enjoyed it. I’m sure it sounds dull ... Read full review



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Francis Wheen is an award-winning columnist for "The Guardian" in London, & the deputy editor of "Private Eye".

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