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    DescriptionAn examination of the relation between war and politics, by one of the twentieth century's most influential thinkers From 1971 until 1984 at the College de France, Michel Foucault gave a series of lectures ranging freely and conversationally over the range of his research. In "Society Must Be Defended," Foucault deals with the emergence in the early seventeenth century of a new understanding of war as the permanent basis of all institutions of power, a hidden presence within society that could be deciphered by an historical analysis. Tracing this development, Foucault outlines the genealogy of power and knowledge that had become his dominant concern.


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    Title
    Society Must Be Defended
    Subtitle
    Lectures at the Collaege De France, 1975-76
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Macey, By (author) Michel Foucault
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 310
    Width: 133 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780312422660
    ISBN 10: 0312422660
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27440
    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HPC, JPA
    BISAC V2.8: PHI019000
    B&T General Subject: 650
    BIC subject category V2: JHBA
    DC22: 194
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    BISAC V2.8: PHI016000
    Abridged Dewey: 194
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL010000, HIS026000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 17
    B&T Approval Code: A10170000
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    LC classification: B2430.F723, B2430.F723 F3813 2003B
    Thema V1.0: QDH, JPA, JHBA
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Pan MacMillan
    Imprint name
    PICADOR
    Publication date
    01 December 2003
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Michel Foucault, acknowledged as the preeminent philosopher of France in the '70s and '80s, had enormous impact throughout the world in many disciplines. David Macey has translated twenty books from the French and is the author of "The Lives of Michel Foucault "and" Frantz Fanon" (Picador). He lives in Leeds, England.
    Review quote
    "[Foucault] must be reckoned with by humanists, social scientists, and political activists." --"The New York Times Book Review""Foucault is quite central to our sense of where we are. . . [He] is carrying out, in the noblest way, the promiscuous aim of true culture." --"The Nation""[Foucault] has an alert and sensitive mind which can ignore the familiar surfaces of established intellectual codes and ask new questions. . ..[He] gives dramatic quality to the movement of culture." --"The New York Review of Books"