DamnÚs de la terre

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Grove Press, Jun 1, 1965 - History - 255 pages
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'The Wretched of the Earth' is an analysis of the psychology of the colonized and their path to liberation. Bearing insight into the rage and frustration of colonized peoples, and the role of violence in effecting historical change, the book attacks the t

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I found it hard to read this book all at once. - Goodreads
EXCELLENT introduction by Jean-Paul Sarte. - Goodreads
an extremely compelling writer. - Goodreads
+ the intro by Sarte introduced me to his own work. - Goodreads
I used this as a reference for a paper on The Tempest. - Goodreads
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My ninth grade teacher had us read this and the Communist Manifesto. We all thought this very thrilling and subversive. Some of the parents complained, which gave the books an even more interesting ... Read full review

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Fanon's book is not merely an apologia for violence, nor is it merely about colonialism, it is more so dealing with what comes afterward. In the colonial situation, there is the colonizer and the ... Read full review


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Frantz Fanon (1925-1961) was born in Martinique and studied medicine in France, specializing in psychiatry. Sent to a hospital in Algeria, he found his sympathies turning toward the Algerian Nationalist movement, which he later joined. He is considered one of the most important theorists of the African struggle for independence.