New PDF release: An Introduction to Antonio Gramsci: His Life, Thought and

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 celebration within the Nineteen Twenties, Gramsci was once arrested and condemned to twenty years' imprisonment via Mussolini's fascist regime. It was once in this imprisonment that Gramsci wrote his recognized felony Notebooks – over 2,000 pages of profound and influential reflections on heritage, tradition, politics, philosophy and revolution.

An creation to Antonio Gramsci retraces the trajectory of Gramsci's existence, prior to analyzing his conceptions of tradition, politics and philosophy. Gramsci's writings are then interpreted throughout the lens of his most famed notion, that of 'hegemony'; Gramsci's suggestion is then prolonged and utilized to 'think via' modern difficulties to demonstrate his certain ancient technique. The booklet concludes with a necessary exam of Gramsci's legacy at the present time and worthy suggestions for additional reading.

George Hoare and Nathan Sperber make Gramsci available for college students of historical past, politics and philosophy prepared to appreciate this seminal determine in 20th-century highbrow history.

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