Introduction: Resistance against the against

Marco Checchi*

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Abstract

(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
PublisherBloomsbury Academic
Pages1-24
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9781350124462, 9781350124479, 9781350124486
ISBN (Print)9781350124455
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Feb 2021
Externally publishedYes

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