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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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