Download e-book for kindle: An Introduction to Antonio Gramsci: His Life, Thought and by George Hoare,Nathan Sperber

By George Hoare,Nathan Sperber

this can be a concise advent to the lifestyles and paintings of the Italian militant and political philosopher, Antonio Gramsci. As head of the Italian Communist get together within the Twenties, Gramsci was once arrested and condemned to twenty years' imprisonment by means of Mussolini's fascist regime. It was once in this imprisonment that Gramsci wrote his well-known legal Notebooks – over 2,000 pages of profound and influential reflections on historical past, tradition, politics, philosophy and revolution.

An advent to Antonio Gramsci retraces the trajectory of Gramsci's lifestyles, sooner than studying 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 concept is then prolonged and utilized to 'think via' modern difficulties to demonstrate his detailed ancient technique. The publication concludes with a worthy exam of Gramsci's legacy this day and valuable assistance for extra reading.

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

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