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Antonio Gramsci

Antonio Gramsci  

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(1891–1937)Italian intellectual and founder of the Italian Communist Party.Born in Alès, Sardinia, Gramsci was educated at the University of Turin, where he studied history and philosophy. As a ...
coffee houses

coffee houses  

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The first coffee house in England was reputedly established in London in 1650 at the Angel. They became popular after the Restoration and remained so during the 18th century. The fashion spread ...
Danilo Dolci

Danilo Dolci  

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(1924–1998)Italian writer and social reformer. He was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize in 1958.Born in Sesana, Trieste, the son of a stationmaster, Dolci was educated at high schools in Milan before ...
Pamphlets

Pamphlets  

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One or more printed sheets, stabbed or sewn together, containing a single essay, treatise, exposition, or other matter too short to make a book. From Lat. Pamphilus, the title of ...
pluralism

pluralism  

[Th]Diversity in interpretation. Because the world cannot be reduced to a series of simple conceptual categories there will always be a range of approaches, understandings, and interpretations. In ...
progress

progress  

The idea of progress, conceived as the increasing sophistication of knowledge and the improving quality of life, has been the driving force of Western civilization for at least three hundred years. ...

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