Capital in Manga!
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Japanese: 資本論
English: Capital in Manga!
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 9
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 5, 2008
Theme: Historical Historical
Serialization: None
Authors: Variety Art Works (Story & Art), Marx, Karl (Story)


Score: 6.461 (scored by 274274 users)
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Ranked: #141242
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Popularity: #13264
Members: 910
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A manga adaptation of Karl Marx's analysis of the capitalist system, it chronicles a working man's fight against the evils that capitalism is forcing down on him.


Shihonron was published in English as Capital in Manga! by Red Quill Books on June 9, 2012 and in Spanish by Herder Editorial in May 2013.


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Jan 11, 2017
It's a simplified and illustrated version of Karl Marx's work. Barely any story, no humor, the most compelling love story (that's irony just there). This can barely be called a manga to be honest. But it's well done and simple to understand. There really is a lot thought. So yeah, after reading this, you can try to make people believe You read the real thing. It's so well explained you shouldn't have problems explaining the content to others afterwards. I always feel dumb when I try to explain complicate concepts and realize halfway through I'm going to fail miserably. But worry not, this work here ...
Jun 5, 2010
Das Kapital is the claimed adaptation of Karl Marx's famous book under the same name, however, it is not a literal interpretation of the book, mainly because the book did infact not involve a storyline.
In the manga "Das Kapital" we follow Robin, a cheese-maker who goes against his father's socialist wishes and pushes his workers into slavery while feeling guilty about it.
Not a very common story for a manga, but not a very interesting one either.
I'm sure this manga might be very compelling to communists and socialists, but as someone who read this trying to gain a better perspective of communism; it just really wasn't ...

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