First & last emperors: the absolute state and the body of the despot

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Autonomedia, 1992 - History - 208 pages
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Dean and Massumi present the category of the "human" as inherent to the imperial drive to unity. This drive is built of a certain madness, a chasing after what is always just out of reach ... Read full review

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i love this book. should be a paradigm of how to read contemporary politics and its use of imagery in light of actual history. Read full review

Contents

The Elimination of Strength
11
Postmortem on the Presidential Body
87
A First and Last Emperors
153
Copyright

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