By Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels
Volume, 30 includes the start of the commercial Manuscript of 1861-63, contains: "Transformation of cash into Capital", "Absolute Surplus Value", "Relative Surplus Value", and the start of the "Theories of Surplus Value".
Marx/Engels gathered Works (MECW) is the most important number of translations into English of the works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. It includes all works released by means of Marx and Engels of their lifetimes and various unpublished manuscripts and letters. The accumulated Works, which was once translated via Richard Dixon and others, involves 50 volumes. It was once compiled and published among 1975 and 2005 by way of growth Publishers (Moscow) in collaboration with Lawrence and Wishart (London) and foreign Publishers (New York).
The accumulated Works includes fabric written via Marx among 1835 and his dying in 1883, and via Engels among 1838 and his loss of life in 1895. The early volumes comprise juvenilia, together with correspondence among Marx and his father, Marx's poetry, and letters from Engels to his sister. numerous volumes gather the pair's articles for the Neue Rheinische Zeitung.
Other volumes within the accumulated Works include recognized works of Marx and Engels, together with The Communist Manifesto, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, and Capital, lesser-known works, and formerly unpublished or untranslated manuscripts. The gathered Works comprises thirteen volumes of correspondence through the mature Marx and Engels, overlaying the interval from 1844 via 1895.
Although the gathered Works is the main whole choice of the paintings through Marx and Engels released to this point in English, it's not their whole works. A undertaking to put up the pair's whole works in German is anticipated to require greater than one hundred twenty volumes.
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Neither of these one-sided acts of sale and purchase performed by these two persons presents us with a new phenomenon. What is new is the whole process which the buyer, who is also its originator, passes through. Let us therefore look instead at the whole movement passed through by the buyer who sells again, or by the money with which he started the operation. M—C—M. e. e. it comes from circulation, for only in and through circulation does the commodity obtain the form of money, only in this way is it changed into money or does it develop its exchange value, the particular independent forms which present themselves as various formal determinations of money.
Just as the result of the process is the preservation and increase of value, the selfvalorisation of value, what forms the content of the movement appears in him as a conscious purpose. To increase the amount of value he possesses appears thus as his sole purpose. His purpose is the ever-growing appropriation of wealth in its general form, exchange value, and only in so far as it appears as his sole driving motive is he a capitalist or a conscious subject of the movement M—C—M Never use value, only exchange value must therefore be regarded as his direct purpose.
For since money, abstract wealth, exchange value is the starting-point of the movement and its multiplication is the purpose; since the result and the starting-point are qualitatively the same, being a sum of money or value, whose quantitative limit appears at the end as much as at the beginning of the process as a barrier to its general concept—for the more the quantity of exchange value or money is increased the more it corresponds to its concept— (money as such can be exchanged for all wealth, all commodities, but the degree to which it is exchangeable depends on its own mass or magnitude of value)—self-valorisation remains as much a necessary activity for the money which emerges from the process as for the money which started it off—consequently the principle of the movement's resumption is already given with the movement's end.
Collected Works, Volume 30: Marx 1861-63 by Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels