The Radical Geographer Guides Us Through The Classic Text Of Political Economy My Aim Is To Get You To Read A Book By Karl Marx Called Capital, Volume 1, And To Read It On Marx S Own Terms The Biggest Financial Crisis Since The Great Depression Has Generated A Surge Of Interest In Marx S Work In The Effort To Understand The Origins Of Our Current Predicament For Nearly Forty Years, David Harvey Has Written And Lectured On Capital, Becoming One Of The World S Most Foremost Marx Scholars Based On His Recent Lectures, This Current Volume Aims To Bring This Depth Of Learning To A Broader Audience, Guiding First Time Readers Through A Fascinating And Deeply Rewarding Text A Companion To Marx S Capital Offers Fresh, Original And Sometimes Critical Interpretations Of A Book That Changed The Course Of History And, As Harvey Intimates, May Do So Again.
David Harvey born 1935 is the Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York CUNY A leading social theorist of international standing, he graduated from University of Cambridge with a PhD in Geography in 1961 He is the world s most cited academic geographer according to Andrew Bodman, see Transactions of the IBG, 1991,1992 , and the author of many books and essays that have been prominent in the development of modern geography as a discipline His work has contributed greatly to broad social and political debate, most recently he has been credited with helping to bring back social class and Marxist methods as serious methodological tools in the critique of global capitalism, particularly in its neoliberal form.
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