[Marxism] two questions on Marx

Austin, Andrew austina at uwgb.edu
Sat Aug 12 09:49:07 MDT 2006


In Capital, Marx argues that chattel slavery is capitalist production.

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it seems to me that Marx's focus on the sale of labor power and the centrality of industrial labor to capitalism led Marx to treat slavery as a form of primitive accumulation and not as central to capitalism



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