Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism[1]

A POPULAR OUTLINE


Written: January-June, 1916
Published: First published in mid-1917 in pamphlet form, Petrograd. Published according to the manuscript and verified with the text of the pamphlet.
Source: Lenin’s Selected Works, Progress Publishers, 1963, Moscow, Volume 1, pp. 667766.
Transcription\Markup: Tim Delaney & Kevin Goins (2008)
Public Domain: Lenin Internet Archive 2005. You may freely copy, distribute, display and perform this work; as well as make derivative and commercial works. Please credit “Marxists Internet Archive” as your source.


Contents

PREFACE  187
PREFACE TO THE FRENCH AND GERMAN EDITIONS  189
I. CONCENTRATION OF PRODUCTION AND MONOPOLIES  196
II. BANKS AND THEIR NEW ROLE  210
III. FINANCE CAPITAL AND THE FINANCIAL OLIGARCHY  226
IV. EXPORT OF CAPITAL  240
V. DIVISION OF THE WORLD AMONG CAPITALIST ASSOCIATIONS  246
VI. DIVISION OF THE WORLD AMONG THE GREAT POWERS  254
VII. IMPERIALISM AS A SPECIAL STAGE OF CAPITALISM  265
VIII. PARASITISM AND DECAY OF CAPITALISM  276
IX. CRITIQUE OF IMPERIALISM  285
X. THE PLACE OF IMPERIALISM IN HISTORY  298

 


Notes

[1] [PLACEHOLDER.]


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