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The Theory of the Circles offers us an anthropological insight into the distribution of power in XVIII century. The notion is perfectly medieval and ostensibly addresses the problem of hierarchy with its multitude of the subordinate/superordinate relationships. Ideally, the figure of the monarch represents the center of … Continue reading

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