The Accumulation of Capital

by Rosa Luxemburg

Paperback, 2015


Rosa Luxemburg was a revolutionary socialist who fought and died for her beliefs. In January 1919, after being arrested for her involvement in a workers' uprising in Berlin, she was brutally murdered by a group of right-wing soldiers. Her body was recovered days later from a canal. Six years earlier she had published what was undoubtedly her finest



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Martino Fine Books (2015), 476 pages

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LibraryThing member elle.wilson
RL was one of the great marxist thinkers of the 19th century, and a feminist, too, along with Clara Zetkin. Ed's daughter is named after her!
LibraryThing member the.ken.petersen
I was really looking forward to reading this book: I am a great admirer of Rosa Luxemburg and the shorter works which I have had the pleasure of reading have all been very down to earth, sensible and just what socialism needs.

This book was a BIG disappointment. It is very certain of its own
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rectitude and the fallacy of every other theory, it sees to me, to nit pick on miniscule details, over repeat and is incredibly dry. I'm afraid that I didn't finish it... a couple of hundred pages in, I simply felt that I was wading in treacle and, tat it hadn't sufficient pay back to continue the slog.
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