The Golden Contradiction: A Marxist Theory of Gold : with Particular Reference to South Africa

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Avebury, 1996 - Gold - 276 pages
This is a work of political economy which explains how the traditional constancy of gold came to give way to a daily-fluctuating gold price. The fixed gold price is radically re-examined while the reverence of the gold standard system is challenged. The book looks at the gold producing labour, including the Wild West gold digger and the origins of apartheid in South Africa.

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Contents

Gold as money
27
The moneycommodity and the value of labourpower
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Gold as capital
77
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