Material Powers: Cultural Studies, History and the Material Turn

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This edited collection is a major contribution to the current development of a 'material turn' in the social sciences and humanities. It does so by exploring new understandings of how power is made up and exercised by examining the role of material infrastructures in the organization of state power and the role of material cultural practices in the organization of colonial forms of governance. A diverse range of historical examples is drawn on in illustrating these concerns - from the role of territorial engineering ...

Material Powers: Cultural Studies, History and the Material Turn 2010, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415483032

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