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The Wretched of the Earth (Twentieth Century Classics S.)

F Fanon

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ISBN 10: 0140184147 / ISBN 13: 9780140184143
Published by Penguin Books Ltd, 1990
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Title: The Wretched of the Earth (Twentieth Century...

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Edition: New Ed.

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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. Many of the great calls to arms from the era of decolonization are now of purely historical interest, yet this passionate analysis of the relations between the great powers and the 'Third World' is just as illuminating about the world we live in today. Read more at https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/57385/the-wretched-of-the-earth/#ZgYgWYJZLodxyYVp.99

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"The writing of Malcolm X or Eldridge Cleaver or Amiri Baraka or the Black Panther leaders reveals how profoundly they have been moved by the thoughts of Frantz Fanon."

The writing of Malcolm X or Eldridge Cleaver or Amiri Baraka or the Black Panther leaders reveals how profoundly they have been moved by the thoughts of Frantz Fanon. "The Boston Globe"
Have the courage to read this book. Jean-Paul Sartre
This century s most compelling theorist of racism and colonialism. Angela Davis
The value of The Wretched of the Earth [lies] in its relation to direct experience, in the perspective of the Algerian revolution. . . . Fanon forces his readers to see the Algerian revolutionand by analogy other contemporary revolutionsfrom the viewpoint of the rebels. Conor Cruise O Brien, "Nation"
The Wretched of the Earth is an explosion. Emile Capouya, "Saturday Review"
This is not so much a book as a rock thrown through the window of the West. It is the Communist Manifesto or the Mein Kampf of the anticolonial revolution, and as such it is highly important for any Western reader who wants to understand the emotional force behind that revolution. "Time""

"The writing of Malcolm X or Eldridge Cleaver or Amiri Baraka or the Black Panther leaders reveals how profoundly they have been moved by the thoughts of Frantz Fanon. --The Boston Globe
"Have the courage to read this book."--Jean-Paul Sartre
"This century's most compelling theorist of racism and colonialism." -Angela Davis
"The value of The Wretched of the Earth [lies] in its relation to direct experience, in the perspective of the Algerian revolution. . . . Fanon forces his readers to see the Algerian revolution--and by analogy other contemporary revolutions--from the viewpoint of the rebels."--Conor Cruise O'Brien, Nation
"The Wretched of the Earth is an explosion."--Emile Capouya, Saturday Review
"This is not so much a book as a rock thrown through the window of the West. It is the Communist Manifesto or the Mein Kampf of the anticolonial revolution, and as such it is highly important for any Western reader who wants to understand the emotional force behind that revolution."--Time

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