Introduction: Resistance against the against

Marco Checchi*

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(Capogrossi 2018) [my translation]The dearest memory of my childhood is when we moved to our new house. … This gave me the chance to regularly attend … the Circle for the socialist childhood, where young socialists introduced us to class struggle and on how to build a better society, with no classes and no exploitation. A young couple was not allowed to have a walk together without the presence of a family member … We discussed on the backwardness of this custom. We decided to challenge it … going out hand in hand with our girlfriends. [In 1943] I founded the – provisional – National Liberation Committee for the Castelli Romani, to which I participated in my capacity of president. Those are flashes of a resistant life in the age of Resistance par excellence, one of the dispersed accounts of Resistance to Nazi-fascism during the Second World War. Salvatore Capogrossi...
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Primacy of Resistance
Subtitle of host publicationPower, Opposition and Becoming
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9781350124462, 9781350124479, 9781350124486
ISBN (Print)9781350124455
Publication statusPublished - 11 Feb 2021
Externally publishedYes


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