Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation by Silvia Federici

Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation

Silvia Federici

288 pages first pub 2004 (editions)

nonfiction feminism history philosophy challenging informative reflective slow-paced

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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 ...

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