Category Archives: Feudalism

“Paul Virilio: For the Love of Speed (Part One)” by James L. Kelley

A window into Paul Virilio’s thought is gained if we consider the French theorist’s fable of the origin of speed. Virilio imagines ancient man’s inner and outer life as set in motion and ever-after conditioned by his ambiguous orientation toward … Continue reading

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James L. Kelley, “The Zombie Mass: The First Crusade and the Origins of Zombie Hysteria”

The Zombie Mass: The First Crusade and the Origins of Zombie Hysteria –James L. Kelley “They are no Franks, but living demons!” –Chanson d’Antioche Note: For clarity, quotations from ancient and modern sources will be rendered in bold script The … Continue reading

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James L. Kelley, “Frankish Civilization and the Origins of Anti-Worker Sentiment in the West”

FRANKISH CIVILIZATION AND THE ORIGINS OF ANTI-WORKER SENTIMENT IN THE WEST —James L. Kelley Who were the Franks? In 476 A.D. Romulus Augustulus, the last Western Roman Emperor, was supplanted by the barbarian Odoacer. Many historians have assumed that this … Continue reading

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