Limits to Capital

Limits to Capital

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Widely praised as an exciting, insightful exposition and development of Marx's critique of political economy, Harvey updates his classic text with a 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 of geo-political and geographical considerations. Recently referred to by Fredric Jameson in "New Left Review" as a "magisterial work," "The Limits to Capital" provides one of the best theoretical guides to the contradictory forms found in the historical and geographical dynamics of capitalist more

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  • Paperback | 478 pages
  • 154.9 x 228.6 x 40.6mm | 703.08g
  • Verso Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Updated ed.
  • 1844670953
  • 9781844670956
  • 81,015

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"A magisterial work..." - Fredric Jameson "A unique and insightful theory of capital." - Monthly Review "[One of] the most complete, readable, lucid and least partisan exegesis, critique and extension of Marx's mature political economy available." - Environment and Planning"show more

About David Harvey

David Harvey is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has written extensively on the political economy of globalization, urbanization, and cultural change. His books include A Brief History of Neoliberalism and The New more

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