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Reading Capital by Louis Althusser

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Published by NLB in London .
Written in English


  • Marx, Karl, 1818-1883.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Louis Althusser [and] Etienne Balibar; translated [from the French] by Ben Brewster.
ContributionsBalibar, Etienne, 1942-
LC ClassificationsHB501 .A5613
The Physical Object
Pagination340 p.
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5735544M
ISBN 100902308807
LC Control Number70576019

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