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Zombie capitalism

Chris Harman

Zombie capitalism

global crisis and the relevance of Marx

by Chris Harman

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Published by Bookmarks in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capitalism,
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-392) and index.

    StatementChris Harman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB501 .H3498 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination425 p. :
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24098510M
    ISBN 101905192533
    ISBN 109781905192533
    LC Control Number2009674934

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