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MARXdown is a collection of online reading editions initially developed for the Contemporary Marxist Reading Group at Carnegie Mellon University using the lightweight markup language Markdown.

Our first edition for the public is the 1887 English translation of Karl Marx’s Capital Vol. 1 and draws its source text from

Reading Editions

Capital Vol.1 - Karl Marx

Published over 150 years ago, Vol. 1 of Karl Marx’s Das Kapital, “The Process of Production of Capital,” has endured as an important touchstone for many in the humanities and social sciences, as well as for activists and intellectuals of all types with an interest in the experience and conditions of life under capitalism.

Capital Vol. 1 - Prefaces and Afterwards

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