Frantz Fanon. The Wretched of the Earth

Frantz Fanon. The Wretched of the Earth

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Written at the height of the Algerian war for independence from French colonial rule and first published in 1961, Frantz Fanon's classic text has provided inspiration for anti-colonial movements ever since, analysing the role of class, race, national culture and violence in the struggle for freedom. With power and anger, Fanon makes clear the economic and psychological degradation inflicted by imperialism. It was Fanon, himself a psychotherapist, who exposed the connection between colonial war and mental disease, who showed how the fight for freedom must be combined with building a national culture, and who showed the way ahead, through revolutionary violence, to socialism.

 

Title: The Wretched of the Earth
Publisher: Penguin, 2001
Author: Frantz Fanon
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Format: Softcover
Size: 19.8 x 12.9 cm, 256 pages
ISBN: 9780141186542
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