Born OTD in 1915, Arthur Miller. American playwright, essayist, & a major figure in the 20th-century American theater. The Crucible is Miller’s classic dramatisation of the witch-hunt & trials that besieged the Puritan community of Salem in 1692. Seen as a chilling parallel to the McCarthyism & repressive culture of fear that gripped America in the 1950s, the play’s timeless relevance and appeal remains as strong as when the play opened on Broadway in 1953.

This Student Edition of The Crucible is perfect for students of literature and drama and offers an unrivalled guide to … More

We are witnessing a new surge of interpersonal & institutional violence against women, including new witch-hunts. This surge of violence has occurred alongside an expansion of capitalist social relations. In this new work that revisits some of the main themes of Caliban & the Witch, Federici examines the root causes of these developments & outlines the consequences for the women affected and their communities. She argues that, no less than the witch-hunts in 16th-17th century Europe & the “New World,” this new war on women is a structural element of the new forms of capitalist accumulation.

These processes are founded on the destruction of people’s most basic means of reproduction. Like at the dawn of capitalism, … More