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Rosa Luxemburg

The Accumulation of Capital


First Published: 1913.
Source: (Rare Masterpieces Of Philosophy And Science) The Accumulation of Capital; Edited by Dr. W. Stark, London, Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd; 1951. Printed in Great Britain by Butler and Tanner Limited; Frome and London; Typography by Sean Jennett. No copyright notice.
Translated: (from the German) by Agnes Schwarzschild (Doctor Iuris).
Transcription/Markup: Brian Baggins.
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Section One: The Problem of Reproduction

Chapter 1: The Object of Our Investigation
Chapter 2: Quesnay's and Adam Smith’s Analyses of the Process of Reproduction
Chapter 3: A Criticism of Smith’s Analysis
Chapter 4: Marx’s Scheme of Simple Reproduction
Chapter 5: The Circulation of Money
Chapter 6: Enlarged Reproduction
Chapter 7: Analysis of Marx’s Diagram of Enlarged Reproduction
Chapter 8: Marx’s Attempt To Resolve the Difficulty
Chapter 9: The Difficulty Viewed From the Angle of the Process of Circulation

Section Two: Historical Exposition of the Problem

First Round:
Sismondi-Malthus vs. Say-Ricardo, Macculloch

Chapter 10. Sismondi’s theory of Reproduction
Chapter 11: Macculloch vs. Sismondi
Chapter 12: Ricardo vs. Sismondi
Chapter 13: Say vs. Sismondi
Chapter 14: Malthus
Second Round:
the Controversy Between Rodbertus and Vor Kirchmann

Chapter 15 vs. Kirchmann’s theory of Reproduction
Chapter 16: Rodbertus’ Criticism of the Classical School
Chapter 17: Rodbertus’ Analysis of Reproduction
Third Round
Struve-Bulgakov-Tugan Baranovski vs. Vorontsov-Nikolayon

Chapter 18: A New Version of the Problem
Chapter 19. Vorontsov and His ‘surplus’
Chapter 20. Nikolayon
Chapter 21: Struve’s ‘Third Persons’ and ‘Three World Empires’
Chapter 22: Bulgakov and His Completion of Marx’s Analysis
Chapter 23: Tugan Baranovski and His ‘Lack of Proportion’
Chapter 24: The End of Russian ‘Legalist’ Marxism

Section Three: the Historical Conditions of Accumulation

Chapter 25: Contradictions Within the Diagram of Enlarged Reproduction
Chapter 26: The Reproduction of Capital and Its Social Setting
Chapter 27: The Struggle Against Natural Economy
Chapter 28: The Introduction of Commodity Economy
Chapter 29. the Struggle Against Peasant Economy
Chapter 30. International Loans
Chapter 31: Protective Tariffs and Accumulation
Chapter 32: Militarism as a Province of Accumulation

Last updated on: 7.12.2008