Apr 23-25 Manchurian Apotheosis

Review our timelines, maps, and the disputes of the Kodo-ha (皇道派) and Tosei-ha (統制派). Remember, as always we are looking at both a logic of “empire” and an actually existing, historically specific empire.

Readings: All of Part III, Necropolitics, and Conclusion.

1936 Chaplin, Modern Times, or, the pursuit of relative surplus value