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Thousand Years of Nonlinear History

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ISBN-10: 0942299329

ISBN-13: 9780942299328

Edition: 2000 (Reprint)

Authors: Manuel De Landa

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Following in the wake of his groundbreaking War in the Age of Intelligent Machines, Manuel De Landa presents a radical synthesis of historical development over the last one thousand years. More than a simple expository history, A Thousand Years of Nonlinear Historysketches the outlines of a renewed materialist philosophy of history in the tradition of Fernand Braudel, Gilles Deleuze, and Feacute;lix Guattari, while also engaging the critical new understanding of material processes derived from the sciences of dynamics. Working against prevailing attitudes that see history as an arena of texts, discourses, ideologies, and metaphors, De Landa traces the concrete movements and interplays of…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 9/11/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Introduction
Lavas and Magmas
Geological History: 1000-1700 A.D.
Sandstone and Granite
Geological History: 1700-2000 A.D.
Flesh and Genes
Biological History: 1000-1700 A.D.
Species and Ecosystems
Biological History: 1700-2000 A.D.
Memes and Norms
Linguistic History: 1000-1700 A.D.
Arguments and Operators
Linguistic History: 1700-2000 A.D.
Conclusion and Speculations
Notes