A Companion to Marx's CapitalThe Introduction to David Harvey’s recent book, A Companion to Marx’s Capital, is now available as a free PDF download:

Introduction to A Companion to Marx’s Capital (135k PDF)

Thanks to Verso for making the chapter available. A Companion to Marx’s Capital is now available on Amazon and in your local bookstores.

“David Harvey provoked a revolution in his field and has inspired a generation of radical intellectuals. Read this book…” Naomi Klein

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 foremost Marx scholars.

Based on his recent online 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.

“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…”

Update: Read a review of A Companion to Marx’s Capital by Charles Mudede in the Seattle Stranger titled ‘The Crystals of Capital