A dying colonialism
An incisive and illuminating account of how, during the Algerian Revolution, the people of Algeria changed centuries-old cultural patterns and embraced certain ancient cultural practices long derided by their colonialist oppressors as primitive, in order to destroy those same oppressors. Fanon uses the fifth year of the Algerian Revolution as a point of departure for an explication of the inevitable dynamics of colonial oppression.
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preter, embarrassed, feeling guilty, would sometimes have to admit that the Voice
had not mentioned it. ... Listening to the Voice of Fighting Algeria was motivated
not just by eagerness to hear the news, but more particularly by the inner need ...
With the creation of a Voice of Fighting Algeria, the Algerian was vitally committed
to listening to the message, to assimilating it, and soon to acting upon it. Buying a
radio, getting down on one's knees with one's head against the speaker, was ...
We have seen that the phantom-like and quickly inaudible character of this voice
in no way affected its felt reality and its ... The Voice of Fighting Algeria and all the
voices picked up by the receiver now revealed to the Algerian the tenuous, ...
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One thing needs to be perfectly clear about this book: Fanon was not a neutral observer evaluating the politics of colonial Algeria. He was an intensely interested party - despite being from ... Read full review