Imperialism : The Highest Stage of Capitalism

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Globalisation is seen as a recent development, yet the trend towards this phenomenon was identified as long ago as 1916, in Lenin's now classic work Imperialism, he accounts for the increasing importance of the world market in the twentieth century. The concept of imperialism lies at the very heart of Marxist analysis and debate and Lenin offers a prescient scenario of a world shaken by competitive instability, war and crisis, dominated by monopolies, the merging of finance and industrial capital, and fierce territorial competition. It's relevance is now greater than more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 12.7mm | 249.47g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0745310354
  • 9780745310350
  • 2,170,836

About V. I. Lenin

V.I. Lenin was a pivotal figure in twentieth century politics. He was a theoretician, revolutionary leader and activist. He wrote widely and Imperialism, his best known work, combines scholarship and biting political more

Table of contents

Introduction Preface to the Russian edition Preface to the French and German editions Imperialism: The Highest Form of Capitalism 1. Concentration of production and monopolies 2. The banks and their new role 3. Finance capital and financial oligarchy 4. The export of capital 5. The division of the world among capitalist combines 6. The division of the world among the great powers 7. Imperialism as a special stage of capitalism 8. The parasitism and decay of capitalism 9. The critique of imperialism 10. The place of imperialism in historyshow more

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