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The War Machine in the Middle Bronze Age

Adam T. Smith

in The Political Machine: Assembling Sovereignty in the Bronze Age Caucasus

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163239
eISBN:
9781400866502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163239.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the breakdown and redevelopment of the civilization machine during the Middle Bronze Age alongside a fearsome new assemblage that is best described as a “war machine.” The ... More


Disrupting Sovereignty: Deleuze and Guattari on the War Machine

Gavin Rae

in Critiquing Sovereign Violence: Law, Biopolitics, Bio-Juridicalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474445283
eISBN:
9781474465144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445283.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter engages with Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari’s analysis of the war machine, suggesting that it contradicts Arendt’s analysis and offers the most radical critique within the ... More


Schizoanalysis, Nomadology, Fascism

Eugene W. Holland

in Deleuze and Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632879
eISBN:
9780748652549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632879.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter revisits Deleuze and Guattari's account of fascism to construct a conception of it appropriate to the advent of a new kind of fascism emerging in the US today. Unsettling Deleuze and ... More


The Machine and the City: Hero of Alexandria’s Belopoeica

S. Cuomo

in Science and Mathematics in Ancient Greek Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198152484
eISBN:
9780191710049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152484.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Hero of Alexandria wrote a treatise called Belopoeica, which deals with the construction of war engines. This chapter focuses not so much on the war engines themselves, as on the way Hero talks about ... More


Assembling Theological Machines

F. LeRon Shults

in Iconoclastic Theology: Gilles Deleuze and the Secretion of Atheism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684137
eISBN:
9780748697151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684137.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores Deleuze’s major project with Felix Guattari, Capitalism and Schizophrenia,which is composed of Anti-Oedipus and A Thousand Plateaus. These books introduce a whole new array of ... More


‘Alternative Investment’ or Nomadic War Machine?

Ewald Engelen, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Michael Moran, Adriana Nilsson, and Karel Williams

in After the Great Complacence: Financial Crisis and the Politics of Reform

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589081
eISBN:
9780191731150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589081.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

This chapter explores the role of alternative investment funds in the recent financial crisis. It considers the different ways in which the source of private equity and hedge fund success during the ... More


Of Rhizomes, Smooth Space, War Machines and New Media

Verena Andermatt Conley

in Deleuze and New Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633364
eISBN:
9780748652600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633364.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's concepts of the rhizome, smooth space and the war machine, and evaluates how these concepts can be used in dealing with the impact of ... More


Classical Antiquity

Joel Mokyr

in The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074772
eISBN:
9780199854981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074772.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses some significant technological breakthroughs that were made during classical times. It observes that some of the important achievements of classical technology were in those ... More


Louis Malle’s Kleistian War Machine: Becoming-Animal, Becoming-Woman, Becoming-Imperceptible in Black Moon (1975)

Colin Gardner

in Deleuze and the Animal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474422734
eISBN:
9781474434959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422734.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Framed through an analysis of Kleist’s molecular war machine in his play, Penthesilea, in which Achilles and Penthesilea form a new assemblage of affective war, this chapter explores Louis Malle’s ... More


Causing trouble

Alexandra Fanghanel

in Disrupting Rape Culture: Public Space, Sexuality and Revolt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529202526
eISBN:
9781529202533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202526.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces the themes of the book. It uses evocative case studies to explore the ways in which the female body can be a disruptive body in public space. This sets the scene for the types ... More


Disruptive bodies

Alexandra Fanghanel

in Disrupting Rape Culture: Public Space, Sexuality and Revolt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529202526
eISBN:
9781529202533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202526.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter builds on themes established in previous chapters by examining these potentialities in relation to the creation of war machines and establishment of a praxis (Freire, 1968). I return to ... More


Pierre Clastres and the Amazonian War Machine

Gregory Kalyniuk

in Deleuze and Anarchism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474439077
eISBN:
9781474465151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439077.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In addressing the relation between Deleuze’s philosophy and anarchism, no discussion would be complete without considering Pierre Clastres’ ethnographic research on the stateless peoples of the ... More


To Sell a War: Flags, Lies, and Tragedy

Vibeke Schou Tjalve

in Eastwood's Iwo Jima: Critical Engagements with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165655
eISBN:
9780231850438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165655.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter challenges the modern Western assumption that to “sell a war” the public opinion must be fed flags, lies, and idealizations and places World War II films within contemporary politics. ... More


Peace and the Killing: Compatible Logics in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Zoë Marriage

in Economic Aspects of Genocides, Other Mass Atrocities, and Their Preventions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199378296
eISBN:
9780199378319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378296.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The trade of mineral resources contributed to the mechanisms of mass atrocities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the war that started in 1998. The peace agreed to in 2002 reversed the ... More


Rome as the Pinnacle of the Western Ancient World

William R. Thompson and Leila Zakhirova

in Racing to the Top: How Energy Fuels System Leadership in World Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190699680
eISBN:
9780190909574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699680.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Ancient Rome is an important turning point in Eurasian history. But it is also an interesting test case in its own right. In the past, the standard view was that ancient economies operated on a ... More


Recycling French Heroes the Destruction of Bronze Statues

in Defending National Treasures: French Art and Heritage Under Vichy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770187
eISBN:
9780804777827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770187.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the origins and implementation of the Vichy regime's statue campaign, which required all bronze statues on public property that lacked “significant historic or artistic value” ... More


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