By Zvi Ben-Dor Benite,Stefanos Geroulanos,Nicole Jerr
The essays within the Scaffolding of Sovereignty exhibit that sovereignty has continuously been supported, complemented, and enforced by way of a fancy aesthetic and highbrow scaffolding. This assortment takes a multidisciplinary method of investigating the idea that on an international scale, starting from an account of a Manchu emperor construction a mosque to a dialogue of the ongoing energy of Lenin’s corpse, from an research of the dying of kings in classical Greek tragedy to an exploration of the imagery of “the humans” within the Age of Revolutions. throughout seventeen chapters that heavily research particular ancient regimes and conflicts, the book’s individuals learn intersections of authority, energy, theatricality, technology and medication, jurisdiction, rulership, human rights, scholarship, non secular and well known principles, and overseas criminal concept that aid or undermine assorted circumstances of sovereign energy and its representations.
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