David Harvey Interviewed on BBC Radio 4
“‘Capital is the lifeblood that flows through the body politic of all those societies we call capitalist, spreading out, sometimes as a trickle and other times as a flood, into every nook and cranny of the inhabited world’, writes David Harvey, the world’s most cited academic geographer. He gives Laurie a radical critique of what governs that flow of capital and what causes the crises which, he claims, will increasingly disrupt that flow with alarming rapidity. Modern economics has buried its head in detail but ignored the systematic character of capital flow, he claims, and it is time for a restore an understanding of how capital works.”
“Aditya Chakrabortty discusses Goldman Sachs’ appearance before a Senate committee, President Obama’s banking reform failure, which British political party has the most convincing economic model, plus we ask Prof David Harvey whether the financial crisis predictable and necessary?”
Chapter 26: The Secret of Primitive Accumulation
Chapter 27: The Expropriation of the Agricultural Population from the Land
Chapter 28: Bloody Legislation against the Expropriated since the End of the 15th Century. The Forcing Down of Wages by Act of Parliament
Chapter 29: The Genesis of the Capitalist Farmer
Chapter 30: Impact of the Agricultural Revolution on Industry. The creation of a Home Market for Industrial Capital
Chapter 31: The Genesis of the Industrial Capitalist
Chapter 32: The Historical Tendency of Capitalist Accumulation
Chapter 33: The Modern Theory of Colonization
The page numbers Professor Harvey refers to are valid for both the Penguin Classics and Vintage Books editions of Capital.
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