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Caliban and the Witch

Women, The Body, and Primitive Accumulation

by Silvia Federici

  • 15 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Autonomedia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social theory,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Women - Modern History,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Modern - 16th Century,
  • Social History,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Capitalism,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Europe,
  • History,
  • Social conditions,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8696448M
    ISBN 101570270597
    ISBN 109781570270598

    Caliban is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel first appeared in The Uncanny X-Men # (August ), by writer Chris Claremont and artist Dave is a Mutant who has the ability to sense other mutants, he was originally a member of the was also a member of the X-Factor, X-Men, X-Force and The Created by: Chris Claremont, Dave Cockrum. Preface. Caliban and the Witch presents the main themes of a research project on women in the "transition" from feudalism to capitalism that I began in the mids, in collaboration with an Italian feminist, Leopoldina Fortunati. Its first results appeared in a book that we published in Italy in Il Grande Calibano.

      Caliban und die Hexe - Caliban and the Witch - Duration: labournet tv 4, views. Silvia Federici presents Caliban and the Witch Book .   Unknown to us, in her ground-breaking book, Caliban and The Witch, Silvia Federici argues that the witch hunts of the sixteenth- and seventeenth-centuries served to create and enforce a newly established role in society for women, who were consigned to unpaid reproductive labour to satisfy the needs of an ascendant capitalist order. Published.

    Caliban and the Witch by Silvia Federici Book Resume: Literary Nonfiction. 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.   Silvia Federici's book "Caliban and the Witch" demonstrates the absolute necessity of women's studies for a thorough and scientific understanding of history. Focusing on the role of women and the body in the process by Marx and Adam Smith described as "original accumulation", i.e. the violent expropriation of the feudal commons in the movement /5(86).


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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/5.

Literary Nonfiction. 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 by: A groundbreaking herstorical exploration, in many ways similar to Maria Mies’ Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale, Caliban and the Witch focuses much more on Europe, while bringing Federici’s own autonomous Marxist perspective to bear on the subject at hand.

This book is very much a history of the making of the European working class, a re-telling of the birth of capitalism, with. The book assesses various aspects of this development, including witchcraft and the witch-hunts, the "Christianization" (or rather Catholization) of the North and South American native civilizations, the role of philosophical mechanism and the developers of the scientific method (Bacon, Descartes, Newton, Hobbes, etc.), and the early slave trade/5.

Literary Nonfiction. 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 battle against the rebel body and the conflict between body and mind are essential /5(3). Literary Nonfiction. 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/5(K). “Caliban” and “The Witch” both represent archetypal enemies of capitalism.

“Caliban,” a character from Shakespeare’s The Tempest, “represents not only the anti-colonial rebel but is a symbol for the world proletariat and for the proletarian body as a terrain and instrument of resistance to the logic of capitalism.” The. Caliban and the Witch builds upon these works, as on the studies contained within Il Grande Calibano (a work I discuss in the Preface).

However, its historical scope is broader, as the book connects the development of capitalism, on one side, to the social struggles and the reproduction crisis of the late feudal period and, on the other, to.

This show presents an audiobook-ish experience, based on a talk by Silvia Federici about her book 'Caliban and the Witch'. This book talks about how the development of capitalism is deeply. Caliban and the Witch is, I must emphasize, an extremely useful resource which can be applied not only to the history of European women, but also sheds needed light on the question of patriarchy and capitalism in the neo-colonies today.

But to do so, readers need to use both their imagination and their critical sense, and the book should. Caliban and the Witch is a book published in English inbefore being translated into French by Editions Entremonde in ; its success has earned it a reissue in The author, Silvia Federici, is an American academic of Italian origin who, after part of her career in Nigeria, became Professor Emeritus of Social Science at Hofstra.

Caliban and the Witch Women the Body and Primitive Accumulation (Sylvia Federici, Autonomedia ) reviewed by Karl Kersplebedeb Back in Mayat the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair, i bought a copy of Silvia Federici's latest book, Caliban and he Witch: Women, The Body and Primitive Accumulation.

Suffice to say, i was very impressed. A couple. This is a book of remembrance, of a trauma burned into the body of women, which left a scar on humanity's memory as deep and painful as those caused by famine, slaughter and enslavement.

Federici shows that the birth of the proletariat required a war against women, inaugurating a new sexual pact and a new patriarchal era: the patriarchy of the. Caliban And The Witch. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Caliban And The Witch, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by. For those new to Federici’s work, it is an excellent summary of key arguments of Caliban and the Witch, re-emphasised through current gender wars in different parts of the world.

For all readers, the book follows in the footsteps of Federici’s earlier scholarship in. Literary Nonfiction. 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.

Get this from a library. Caliban and the witch. [Silvia Federici] -- 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.

Federici, Silvia. Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive York: Autonomedia, Review by Hayyim Rothman.

In Caliban and the Witch, Silvia Federici tells the sweeping story of how the proletariat came to exist as an exploited and exploitable Federici, the central figure in the transition from feudalism to capitalism is women’s bodies. Caliban and the Witch, her titanic work on witch trials as a tool of early capitalism, will take your head apart and put it back together.

Federici is not just relevant but getting more so. Caliban and the Witch is a fascinating book. With broad strokes, it sketches a picture of the anti-capitalist struggle in Europe which is both informative and inspiring.

A careful reading not only reveals much about “primitive accumulation,” but exposes a structural link to violence against women. Federici's best known work, Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation, expands on the work of Leopoldina Fortunati.

In it, she argues against Karl Marx's claim that primitive accumulation is a necessary precursor for capitalism/5. Silvia Federici, Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body, and Primitive Accumulation (Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia, ).

It is hard to overstate the brilliance of this remarkable book, which contests the traditional Marxist view of the “transition” from feudalism to mercantile capitalism as a bloody but progressive revolution.Unlike many a book, Caliban and the Witch had not long sat neglected on my “need to read” list – in fact I had never heard of it before a casual conversation on Facebook about feminism and capitalism resulted in an acquaintance recommending it and me purchasing it merely minutes regular readers of the blog know, this book has no direction connection to my own research, and the.