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Commonwealth

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$27.00 • £21.95 • €24.50

ISBN 9780674060289

Publication Date: 04/15/2011

Academic Trade

448 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

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Commonwealth [is] the latest book by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, whose Empire and Multitude have, arguably, been the dominant works of political philosophy of the new century… [It’s] the much-anticipated final volume of the Empire trilogy.Artforum

Commonwealth, last and richest of the Empire trilogy, is a powerful and ambitious reappropriation of the whole tradition of political theory for the Left. Clarifying Foucault’s ambiguous notion of biopower, deepening the authors’ own proposal for the notion of multitude, it offers an exhilarating summa of the forms and possibilities of resistance today. It is a politically as well as an intellectually invigorating achievement.—Fredric Jameson, Duke University

Everyone seems to agree that our economic system is broken, yet the debate about alternatives remains oppressively narrow. Hardt and Negri explode this claustrophobic debate, taking readers to the deepest roots of our current crises and proposing radical, and deeply human, solutions. There has never been a better time for this book.—Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine

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