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Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation - Silvia Federici
Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation
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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 struggle... show more
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 struggle 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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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781570270598 (1570270597)
Publisher: Autonomedia
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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5.0 Capitalism, Class Struggle and Misogyny
Anyone who knows me knows I have an interest in both magic and women’s rights, making me the ideal audience for this historical analysis of the effects of and motivations driving the witch-hunts. I was not disappointed. This book is beautifully illustrated and a well researched and referenced accoun...
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