Marx & Engels Collected Works Vol 37

Karl Marx Capital: Volume 3

Jul 1998

The texts in Volumes 28-37 represent the principal stages in the formation of Marx’s economic doctrine.  Volumes 28 and 29 contain Marx’s Economic Manuscripts of 1857-58 (the first rough draft of Capital) and his work A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy: Part One (1859). Volumes 30-34 comprise the Economic Manuscripts of 1861-63 (the second rough draft of Capital), volumes 35-37 contain volumes I, II and III of Capital. Volume 37 contains Volume III of Capital first published by Engels on the basis of the author’s manuscript.  Volume III deals with the study of those concrete forms and phenomena which arise in the process of capitalist production as a whole, as a unity of production and circulation