""Carl Schmitt is probably the major twentieth-century political theorist whose work remains internationally unknown. Balakrishnan's comprehensive and sophisticated intellectual biography should rectify this. Here is a book which everyone interested in modern political theory should read."" -- Michael Mann
About the Author
Gopal Balakrishnan is Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute. He is the editor of Mapping the Nation. And a member of New Left Review's editorial committee.