From: Jerry Levy (Gerald_A_Levy@MSN.COM)
Date: Thu Feb 16 2006 - 11:42:30 EST
Addendum: The passage that I cited before on "centralization proper" appears in Volume 1, Ch. 25, Section 2. In the Penguin/Vintage ed. it is on p. 777. Midway through the next paragraph (the one that begins "The laws of this centralization of capitals ...") there is a long footnote (by Fowkes?) which begins: "*[the passage which follow, from 'In its first stages' to 'movement towards centralization' (p. 780) was ADDED BY ENGELS to the fourth German edition, on the basis of the French translation of 1872. It REPLACES the following passage, written by Marx and retained throughout the first three German editions;] ' ...." (Ibid, p. 777-778, emphasis added). No reason is given for the change. In solidarity, Jerry > [KM] > > "Capital grows in one place to a huge mass in a single hand, because > > it has been lost in another place by many. This is centralization > >proper, as distinct from accumulation and concentration."
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