Caliban and the Witch

Caliban and the Witch

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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.
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Autonomedia, 2014
Edition: Second, revised edition
Description: 285 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781570270598
1570270597
Branch Call Number: 305.42094 Fed

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