Selections from the Prison Notebooks of Antonio Gramsci

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Electric Book, 2001 - Communism - 846 pages
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Contains many of the key elements of Gramsci's writings, including 'The Modern Prince' and 'Americanism and Fordism' and observation on the state, Italian history and the role of intellectuals.

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Review: Selections from the Prison Notebooks of Antonio Gramsci

User Review  - Ike Sharpless - Goodreads

Dense and hard to follow, but Gramsci's insights into the nature and power of hegemony are invaluable. If you've ever scratched your head and wondered why the poor vote for the interests of the rich, this is the book for you...if you can unpack it. Read full review

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User Review  - Raymond Thomas - Goodreads

Gramsci is a bit of a challenge to read, in my opinion. His ideas on the development of proletarian intelligentsia and the role it plays in combating cultural solidification/hegemony inherent in ... Read full review

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Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) was a leader of the Italian Communist Party; at his trial in 1927 the fascist Public Prosecutor proclaimed that his brain must be stopped from functioning for twenty years. Fortunately, Gramsci's "Notebooks from Prison" ensured he continued to make a significant contribution to Marxist theory from a humanist perspective.

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