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By Ika Willis

Now and Rome is set the best way that sovereign strength regulates the move of data and the stream of our bodies via house and time. via a chain of readings of 3 key Latin literary texts along six modern cultural theorists, Ika Willis argues for an realizing of sovereignty as a method which enforces definite principles for legibility, transmission and circulate on either info and our bodies, redefining the connection among the 'virtual' and the 'material'.

This ebook is either leading edge and critical in that it brings jointly a number of key strands in fresh puzzling over sovereignty, background, area, and telecommunications, particularly within the manner it brings jointly 'textual' theories (reception, deconstruction) with political and spatial considering. It additionally serves as a much-needed crossing-point among Classical experiences and cultural theory.

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