A Dying Colonialism

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Grove Press, 1967 - History - 181 pages
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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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Contents

Introduction
1
Preface
23
Algeria Unveiled
35
Copyright

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About the author (1967)

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.

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