Category Archives: Carlo Ginzburg

Books received – Ginzburg, Mauss, Eliade, Goldstein, Brennan

A couple by Carlo Ginzburg, including his new Nevertheless: Machiavelli, Pascal, the Hau books edition of Marcel Mauss, The Gift, translated by Jane Guyer with additional material, an older book by Mircea Eliade, Jan Goldstein’s Foucault and the Writing of … Continue reading

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Carlo Ginzburg, Nevertheless: Machiavelli, Pascal – Verso, January 2022

Carlo Ginzburg, Nevertheless: Machiavelli, Pascal – Verso, January 2022 Through his repeated use of the adverb nondimanco (“nevertheless”), Machiavelli indicated that there is an exception to every rule. This may seem merely to confirm the traditional image of Machiavelli as a cynical, … Continue reading

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Books received – Eliade, Charachidzé, Mayhew, Hyppolite’s Hegel, Ginzburg, Fujikane, Mayhew

Mainly some older books picked up second-hand, including Jean Hyppolite’s translation of Hegel, and Robert Mayhew’s Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet, along with Candace Fujikane, Mapping Abundance for a Planetary Future: Kanaka Maoli and Critical Settler … Continue reading

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