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George Hoare,Nathan Sperber's An Introduction to Antonio Gramsci: His Life, Thought and PDF

By George Hoare,Nathan Sperber

it is a concise advent to the existence and paintings of the Italian militant and political philosopher, Antonio Gramsci. As head of the Italian Communist occasion within the Nineteen Twenties, Gramsci was once arrested and condemned to twenty years' imprisonment by way of Mussolini's fascist regime. It was once in this imprisonment that Gramsci wrote his recognized criminal Notebooks – over 2,000 pages of profound and influential reflections on heritage, tradition, politics, philosophy and revolution.

An advent to Antonio Gramsci retraces the trajectory of Gramsci's existence, sooner than studying his conceptions of tradition, politics and philosophy. Gramsci's writings are then interpreted during the lens of his most renowned notion, that of 'hegemony'; Gramsci's inspiration is then prolonged and utilized to 'think via' modern difficulties to demonstrate his targeted historic technique. The e-book concludes with a helpful exam of Gramsci's legacy this present day and invaluable counsel for extra reading.

George Hoare and Nathan Sperber make Gramsci obtainable for college kids of heritage, politics and philosophy willing to appreciate this seminal determine in 20th-century highbrow history.

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