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Caliban and the witch

Author: Silvia Beatriz Federici
Publisher: New York, NY Autonomedia 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2., rev. edView all editions and formats
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Literary Nonfiction. CALIBAN AND THE WITCH is a history of the body in the transition to capitalism. Moving from the peasant revolts of the late Middle Ages to the witch-hunts and the rise of mechanical philosophy, Federici investigates the capitalist rationalization of social reproduction. She shows how the battle against the rebel body and the conflict between body and mind are essential conditions for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Börngen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Silvia Beatriz Federici
ISBN: 1570270597 9781570270598
OCLC Number: 935941817
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 244 - 271 und Index
Description: 285 Seiten Illustrationen 23 cm
Responsibility: Silvia Federici

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Literary Nonfiction. CALIBAN AND THE WITCH is a history of the body in the transition to capitalism. Moving from the peasant revolts of the late Middle Ages to the witch-hunts and the rise of mechanical philosophy, Federici investigates the capitalist rationalization of social reproduction. She shows how the battle against the rebel body and the conflict between body and mind are essential conditions for the development of labor power and self-ownership, two central principles of modern social organization.

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