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Caliban and the witch

Author: Silvia Federici
Publisher: New York : Autonomedia ; [London] : [Pluto, distributor], 2004.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Silvia Federici
ISBN: 1570270597 9781570270598
OCLC Number: 53122730
Notes: Subtitle on cover: Women, the body and primitive accumulation.
Description: 285 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: All the world needs a jolt : social movements and political crisis in medieval Europe --
The accumulation of labor and the degradation of women : constructing "difference" in the "transition to capitalism" --
The great Caliban : the struggle against the rebel body --
The great witch-hunt in Europe --
Colonization and Christianization : Caliban and witches in the New World.
Responsibility: Silvia Federici.

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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.

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