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Harvard University Press, 2009 - Business & Economics - 434 pages
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When Empire appeared in 2000, it defined the political and economic challenges of the era of globalization and, thrillingly, found in them possibilities for new and more democratic forms of social organization. Now, with Commonwealth, Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri conclude the trilogy begun with Empire and continued in Multitude, proposing an ethics of freedom for living in our common world and articulating a possible constitution for our common wealth.

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Disclaimer: I'm not the most-informed person to review this - I've only read Empire some years ago (and had mixed feelings on it), but I was able to figure out what 'the multitude' was easily enough ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fledgist - LibraryThing

A continuation of the theoretical thrust of Empire and Multitude. The authors present an argument relating to freedom, equality and democracy in the modern world. The title contains a neat pun on commonwealth in the sense of "state" and "common wealth." Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Michael Hardt is Professor of Literature and Italian at Duke University.

Antonio Negri is an independent researcher and writer. He has been a Lecturer in Political Science at the University of Paris and a Professor of Political Science at the University of Padua.

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