By George Hoare,Nathan Sperber

ISBN-10: 1472572769

ISBN-13: 9781472572769

ISBN-10: 1472572777

ISBN-13: 9781472572776

this can be a concise creation to the existence and paintings of the Italian militant and political philosopher, Antonio Gramsci. As head of the Italian Communist celebration within the Twenties, Gramsci was once arrested and condemned to twenty years' imprisonment through Mussolini's fascist regime. It used to be in this imprisonment that Gramsci wrote his well-known criminal Notebooks – over 2,000 pages of profound and influential reflections on background, tradition, politics, philosophy and revolution.

An advent to Antonio Gramsci retraces the trajectory of Gramsci's existence, ahead of reading his conceptions of tradition, politics and philosophy. Gramsci's writings are then interpreted throughout the lens of his most famed suggestion, that of 'hegemony'; Gramsci's inspiration is then prolonged and utilized to 'think via' modern difficulties to demonstrate his specific old technique. The publication concludes with a beneficial exam of Gramsci's legacy this day and beneficial information for additional reading.

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

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