By Joerg Rieger

ISBN-10: 0334043220

ISBN-13: 9780334043225

In past the Spirit of Empire, the authors study the worldwide empire not just in its political and monetary dimensions, but additionally in its symbolic structures of energy and in its common assumptions frequently taken without any consideration. How does empire mold human subjectivity, for example, and the way does it have an effect on the certainty of people in the complete of production? What are the non secular dimensions of empire, its claims to divine attributes like omniscience, omnipresence, omnipotence, eternity, and what approximately its alleged exclusiveness and pervasiveness that destroys human lifestyles and freedom, which turns politics right into a banal matter?

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