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The Antonio Gramsci Reader: Selected Writings 1916-1935 by Antonio Gramsci, D. Forgacs (Ed.)

The Antonio Gramsci Reader: Selected Writings 1916-1935 by Antonio Gramsci, D. Forgacs (Ed.)

By Antonio Gramsci, D. Forgacs (Ed.)

With a brand new creation through ERIC J. HOBSBAWM "Very usefully pulls the main passages from Gramsci's writings into one quantity, which permits English-language readers an total view of his paintings. really important are the connections it attracts throughout his paintings and the insights which the advent and word list supply into the starting place and improvement of a few key Gramscian concepts."--Stuart corridor, Professor of Sociology, Open collage the main entire one-volume choice of writings via probably the most attention-grabbing thinkers within the historical past of Marxism, The Antonio Gramsci Reader fills the necessity for a large and basic advent to this significant determine. Antonio Gramsci was once some of the most very important theorists of sophistication, tradition, and the kingdom considering that Karl Marx. within the united states, the place his writings have been lengthy unavailable, his stature has in recent times so elevated that each severe pupil of Marxism, political concept, or sleek Italian background needs to now learn him. Imprisoned by way of the Fascists for a lot of his grownup existence, Gramsci wrote brilliantly on a extensive diversity of matters: from folklore to philosophy, pop culture to political method. nonetheless the main accomplished number of Gramsci's writings on hand in English, it now incorporates a new creation by way of top Marxist historian Eric Hobsbawm, as well as its biographical creation, informative introductions to every part, and word list of keywords.

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Post-anarchism : a reader by Duane Rousselle

Post-anarchism : a reader by Duane Rousselle

By Duane Rousselle

Post-anarchism has been of substantial significance within the discussions of radical intellectuals around the globe within the final decade. In its most well liked shape, it demonstrates a wish to mixture the main promising elements of conventional anarchist concept with advancements in post-structuralist and post-modernist proposal. Post-Anarchism: A Reader comprises the main complete choice of essays approximately this emergent physique of suggestion, making it an important and available source for lecturers, intellectuals, activists and anarchists drawn to radical philosophy.

Many of the chapters were formative to the improvement of a fantastically 'post-anarchist' method of politics, aesthetics, and philosophy. Others reply to the so-called 'post-anarchist flip' with warning and scepticism. The booklet additionally contains unique contributions from a number of of state-of-the-art 'post-anarchists', inviting additional debate and new methods of conceiving post-anarchism throughout a couple of disciplines.

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The Thought of Karl Marx: An Introduction by David McLellan

The Thought of Karl Marx: An Introduction by David McLellan

By David McLellan

This article offers the elemental parts worthwhile for a seize of the variety and complexity of Marx's rules. the 1st 1/2 the ebook is a chronological account of Marx's principles with a miniumum of biographical and ancient element. the second one part is thematic and offers a concise precis of Marx's place, and extracts from his key texts on alienation, ancient materialism, labour, type, the occasion, the country, revolution and destiny Communist society. David McLellan is the writer of "The younger Hegelians and Karl Marx", "Karl Marx: The Early Texts", and "Marx sooner than Marxism".

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The Kaiser Wilhelm Society under National Socialism by Susanne Heim, Carola Sachse, Mark Walker

The Kaiser Wilhelm Society under National Socialism by Susanne Heim, Carola Sachse, Mark Walker

By Susanne Heim, Carola Sachse, Mark Walker

Through the first a part of the 20th century, German technology led the area. crucial clinical establishment in Germany was once the Kaiser Wilhelm Society, together with institutes dedicated to varied fields of medical study. those researchers weren't confused by means of educating responsibilities and loved very good monetary and fabric help. while the nationwide Socialists got here to energy in Germany, all of German society, together with technological know-how, was once affected. the image that in the past ruled our realizing of technology lower than nationwide Socialism from the tip of the second one global warfare to the hot earlier - an image of major Nazis ignorant and unappreciative of contemporary technology and of scientists suffering to withstand the Nazis - has to be revised. This booklet surveys the background of Kaiser Wilhelm Institutes lower than Hitler, illustrating definitively the cooperation, if no longer collaboration, among scientists and nationwide Socialists to be able to extra the ambitions of autarky, racial hygiene, warfare, and genocide.

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