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Deja Vu and the End of History

(Available February 24, 2015)
Deja Vu and the End of History
Written by Paolo Virno, Translated by David Broder
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781686119
Our Price: $95.00
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Deja Vu and the End of History

Written by Paolo Virno
Translated by David Broder


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $95.00

Déjà vu, which doubles and confuses our experience of time, is a psychological phenomenon with peculiar relevance to our contemporary historical circumstances. From this starting point, the acclaimed Italian philosopher Paolo Virno examines the construct of memory, the passage of time, and the “end of history.” Through thinkers such as Bergson... Read more >
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State of Insecurity

(Available February 24, 2015)
State of Insecurity
Written by Isabell Lorey, Translated by Aileen Derieg, Foreword by Judith Butler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685952
Our Price: $70.00
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State of Insecurity
Government of the Precarious
Written by Isabell Lorey
Translated by Aileen Derieg
Foreword by Judith Butler


Format: Hardcover, 148 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $70.00

Years of remodelling the welfare state, the rise of technology, and the growing power of neoliberal government apparatuses have established a society of the precarious. In this new reality, productivity is no longer just a matter of labour, but affects the formation of the self, blurring the division between personal and... Read more >
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Deja Vu and the End of History

(Available February 3, 2015)
Deja Vu and the End of History
Written by Paolo Virno, Translated by David Broder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781686126
Our Price: $12.95
 Quantity: 1 
Deja Vu and the End of History

Written by Paolo Virno
Translated by David Broder


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

Déjà vu, which doubles and confuses our experience of time, is a psychological phenomenon with peculiar relevance to our contemporary historical circumstances. From this starting point, the acclaimed Italian philosopher Paolo Virno examines the construct of memory, the passage of time, and the “end of history.” Through thinkers such as Bergson... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Deja Vu and the End of History

Written by Paolo Virno
Translated by David Broder


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

Déjà vu, which doubles and confuses our experience of time, is a psychological phenomenon with peculiar relevance to our contemporary historical circumstances. From this starting point, the acclaimed Italian philosopher Paolo Virno examines the construct of memory, the passage of time, and the “end of history.” Through thinkers such as Bergson... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
State of Insecurity

(Available February 3, 2015)
State of Insecurity
Written by Isabell Lorey, Translated by Aileen Derieg, Foreword by Judith Butler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685969
Our Price: $12.95
 Quantity: 1 
State of Insecurity
Government of the Precarious
Written by Isabell Lorey
Translated by Aileen Derieg
Foreword by Judith Butler


Format: Trade Paperback, 148 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

Years of remodelling the welfare state, the rise of technology, and the growing power of neoliberal government apparatuses have established a society of the precarious. In this new reality, productivity is no longer just a matter of labour, but affects the formation of the self, blurring the division between personal and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
State of Insecurity
Government of the Precarious
Written by Isabell Lorey
Translated by Aileen Derieg
Foreword by Judith Butler


Format: eBook, 148 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

Years of remodelling the welfare state, the rise of technology, and the growing power of neoliberal government apparatuses have established a society of the precarious. In this new reality, productivity is no longer just a matter of labour, but affects the formation of the self, blurring the division between personal and... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Moments Politiques
Moments Politiques
Written by Jacques Ranciere, Translated by Mary Foster
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805333
Our Price: $17.95
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Moments Politiques

Written by Jacques Ranciere
Translated by Mary Foster


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $17.95

How do we define politics?  What is our role in the unfolding of the political?

Moments Politiques finds Jacques Rancière, the legendary French philosopher, addressing these questions in essays and interviews drawn from thirty years of passionate public discourse. Reflecting on events from the Paris uprisings of May 1968 to the near present, and... Read more >
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Lincoln in the World
Lincoln in the World
Written by Kevin Peraino
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307887214
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Lincoln in the World
The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power
Written by Kevin Peraino


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.00

A captivating look at how Abraham Lincoln evolved into one of our seminal foreign-policy presidents—and helped point the way to America’s rise to world power.
 
This is the story of one of the most breathtaking feats in the annals of American foreign policy—performed by one of the most unlikely figures. Abraham Lincoln... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Moments Politiques

Written by Jacques Ranciere
Translated by Mary Foster


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $17.95

How do we define politics?  What is our role in the unfolding of the political?

Moments Politiques finds Jacques Rancière, the legendary French philosopher, addressing these questions in essays and interviews drawn from thirty years of passionate public discourse. Reflecting on events from the Paris uprisings of May 1968 to the near present, and... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
They Can't Represent Us!
They Can't Represent Us!
Written by Marina Sitrin and Dario Azzellini, Foreword by David Harvey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680971
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They Can't Represent Us!
Reinventing Democracy From Greece To Occupy
Written by Marina Sitrin and Dario Azzellini
Foreword by David Harvey


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.95

Mass protest movements in disparate places such as Greece, Argentina, and the United States ultimately share an agenda—to raise the question of what democracy should mean. These horizontalist movements, including Occupy, exercise and claim participatory democracy as the ground of revolutionary social change today.

Written by two international activist intellectuals and based on extensive interviews with movement... Read more >
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They Can't Represent Us!
Reinventing Democracy From Greece To Occupy
Written by Marina Sitrin and Dario Azzellini
Foreword by David Harvey


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.95

Mass protest movements in disparate places such as Greece, Argentina, and the United States ultimately share an agenda—to raise the question of what democracy should mean. These horizontalist movements, including Occupy, exercise and claim participatory democracy as the ground of revolutionary social change today.

Written by two international activist intellectuals and based on extensive interviews with movement... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Unlearning with Hannah Arendt

Written by Marie Luise Knott


Format: eBook, 151 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $19.99

Short-listed for the Tractatus Essay Prize, an examination of the innovative strategies Arendt used to achieve intellectual freedom
 
After observing the trial of Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt articulated her controversial concept of the “banality of evil,” thereby posing one of the most chilling and divisive moral questions of the twentieth century: How... Read more >
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Unlearning with Hannah Arendt
Unlearning with Hannah Arendt
Written by Marie Luise Knott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590516478
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Unlearning with Hannah Arendt

Written by Marie Luise Knott


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $22.95

Short-listed for the Tractatus Essay Prize, an examination of the innovative strategies Arendt used to achieve intellectual freedom
 
After observing the trial of Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt articulated her controversial concept of the “banality of evil,” thereby posing one of the most chilling and divisive moral questions of the twentieth century: How... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Invention of the Land of Israel
The Invention of the Land of Israel
Written by Shlomo Sand, Translated by Geremy Forman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680834
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The Invention of the Land of Israel
From Holy Land to Homeland
Written by Shlomo Sand
Translated by Geremy Forman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $19.95

What is a homeland and when does it become a national territory? Why have so many people been willing to die for such places throughout the twentieth century? What is the essence of the Promised Land? Following the acclaimed and controversial The Invention of the Jewish People, Shlomo Sand examines the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Liberalism
A Counter-History
Written by Domenico Losurdo
Translated by Gregory Elliott


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $19.95

In this definitive historical investigation, Italian author and philosopher Domenico Losurdo argues that from the outset liberalism, as a philosophical position and ideology, has been bound up with the most illiberal of policies: slavery, colonialism, genocide, racism and snobbery.

Narrating an intellectual history running from the eighteenth through to the twentieth centuries... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis
Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis
Written by Benjamin Kunkel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683279
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Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis

Written by Benjamin Kunkel


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

After the financial crash and the great recession, the media rediscovered Karl Marx, socialist theory, and the very idea that capitalism can be questioned.

But in spite of the publicity, the main paths of contemporary critical thought have gone unexplored
outside of the academy. Benjamin Kunkel’s Utopia or Bust leads readers – whether politically committed or simply curious – through the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis

Written by Benjamin Kunkel


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

After the financial crash and the great recession, the media rediscovered Karl Marx, socialist theory, and the very idea that capitalism can be questioned.

But in spite of the publicity, the main paths of contemporary critical thought have gone unexplored
outside of the academy. Benjamin Kunkel’s Utopia or Bust leads readers – whether politically committed or simply curious – through the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Liberalism
Liberalism
Written by Domenico Losurdo, Translated by Gregory Elliott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681664
Our Price: $24.95
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Liberalism
A Counter-History
Written by Domenico Losurdo
Translated by Gregory Elliott


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $24.95

In this definitive historical investigation, Italian author and philosopher Domenico Losurdo argues that from the outset liberalism, as a philosophical position and ideology, has been bound up with the most illiberal of policies: slavery, colonialism, genocide, racism and snobbery.

Narrating an intellectual history running from the eighteenth through to the twentieth centuries... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Ruling The Void
Ruling The Void
Written by Peter Mair
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781680995
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Ruling The Void
The Hollowing Of Western Democracy
Written by Peter Mair


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: December 17, 2013
Price: $95.00

In the long-established democracies of Western Europe, electoral turnouts are in decline, membership is shrinking in the major parties, and those who remain loyal partisans are sapped of enthusiasm. Peter Mair’s new book weighs the impact of these changes, which together show that, after a century of democratic aspiration, electorates are... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Age Of Globalization
Anarchists And The Anticolonial Imagination
Written by Benedict Anderson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $19.95

History is forged through the travel of ideas across continents—as well as by bombs. The Age of Globalization is an account of the unlikely connections that made up late nineteenth-century politics and culture, and in particular between militant anarchists in Europe and the Americas, and anti-imperialist uprisings in Cuba, China and... Read more >
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The Age Of Globalization
The Age Of Globalization
Written by Benedict Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681442
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The Age Of Globalization
Anarchists and the Anti-Colonial Imagination
Written by Benedict Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $19.95

The exchange of ideas makes history as surely as the exchange of gunfire. The Age of Globalization (previously published as Under Three Flags) is an account of the unlikely connections that made up late nineteenth-century politics and culture. In particular, Benedict Anderson examines the links between militant anarchists in Europe and the Americas and the anti-imperialist... Read more >
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Lincoln in the World
Lincoln in the World
Written by Kevin Peraino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307887207
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
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Lincoln in the World
The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power
Written by Kevin Peraino


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $26.00

A captivating look at how Abraham Lincoln evolved into one of our seminal foreign-policy presidents—and helped point the way to America’s rise to world power.
 
This is the story of one of the most breathtaking feats in the annals of American foreign policy—performed by one of the most unlikely figures. Abraham Lincoln... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Lincoln in the World
Lincoln in the World
Written by Kevin Peraino
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307887221
Our Price: $11.99
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Lincoln in the World
The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power
Written by Kevin Peraino


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

A captivating look at how Abraham Lincoln evolved into one of our seminal foreign-policy presidents—and helped point the way to America’s rise to world power.
 
This is the story of one of the most breathtaking feats in the annals of American foreign policy—performed by one of the most unlikely figures. Abraham Lincoln... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Ruling The Void
Ruling The Void
Written by Peter Mair
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844673247
Our Price: $26.95
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Ruling The Void
The Hollowing Of Western Democracy
Written by Peter Mair


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $26.95

In the long-established democracies of Western Europe, electoral turnouts are in decline, membership is shrinking in the major parties, and those who remain loyal partisans are sapped of enthusiasm. Peter Mair’s new book weighs the impact of these changes, which together show that, after a century of democratic aspiration, electorates are... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Ruling The Void
The Hollowing Of Western Democracy
Written by Peter Mair


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $26.95

In the long-established democracies of Western Europe, electoral turnouts are in decline, membership is shrinking in the major parties, and those who remain loyal partisans are sapped of enthusiasm. Peter Mair’s new book weighs the impact of these changes, which together show that, after a century of democratic aspiration, electorates are... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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