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Of Death and Dominion
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Death is the opposite not of life, but of power. And as such, Mohammed Bamyeh argues in this original work, death has had a great and largely unexplored impact on the thinking of governance throughout history, right down to our day. In Of Death and Dominion Bamyeh pursues the idea that a deep concern with death is, in fact, the basis of the ideological foundations of all political systems.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 3-6
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  1. Consolations
  2. pp. 7-29
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  1. Imperium
  2. pp. 30-46
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  1. Preparations
  2. pp. 47-75
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  1. Forgetting
  2. pp. 76-100
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  1. Last Words: Death and Difference
  2. pp. 101-108
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 109-124
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 125-130
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 131-136
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