Marxist Writers: Isaak Illich Rubin


Isaak Illich Rubin  

June 12, 1886 - November 25, 1937

Isaak Illich Rubin, Jun12 1886 - November 25, 1937

Born in Russia in 1886, I. I. Rubin was an activist, economics professor and then a researcher at the Marx-Engels Institute. In 1930 he was arrested, imprisoned, exiled and then disappeared. (For his sister's account of this, see B.I. Rubina's essay in R. A. Medvedev Let History Judge, translated from the Russian by Colleen Taylor, New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1972.) Rubin also authored four books. The English titles are: History of Economic Thought; Contemporary Economics in the West; Classics of Political Economy from the Seventeenth to the Mid-Nineteenth Century; and Essays on Marx's Theory of Value. Summarized from "About the Author" in TOV.

Abstract Labour and Value in Marx’s System, 1927.

Essays on Marx's Theory of Value, 1928.

A History of Economic Thought, Conclusion: A Brief Review of the Course, 1929.

Ricardo's Doctrine of Capital, 1936-7.


For articles not translated to English see also the German language I.I. Rubin archive.


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