New publication: Franco Venturi’s “Comunismo e Socialismo. Storia di un’idea”

Franco Venturi, Comunismo e Socialismo. Storia di un’idea. A cura di Manuela Albertone, Daniela Steila, Edoardo Tortarolo, Antonello Venturi, Centro Studi si Storia dell’Università di Torino, Torino, 2014, € 14.

This previously unpublished history of the Idea of Communism and Socialism consists of two essays, which Franco Venturi wrote in Paris in 1939, and in Avigliano (in Southern Italy, where here was interned) in 1941-1942. It shows Venturi as a young man in the 1930s, passionately involved in culture and politics. Continue reading