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The wretched of the earth

Author: Frantz Fanon; Jean-Paul Sartre; Constance Farrington
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, Inc., [1965], ©1963.
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"Written at the height of the Algerian war for independence, Frantz Fanon's classic text has provided inspiration for anti-colonial movements ever since. 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Fanon, Frantz, 1925-1961.
Wretched of the earth.
New York, Grove Press [1965, ©1963]
(OCoLC)600424528
Online version:
Fanon, Frantz, 1925-1961.
Wretched of the earth.
New York, Grove Press [1965, ©1963]
(OCoLC)607893583
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frantz Fanon; Jean-Paul Sartre; Constance Farrington
OCLC Number: 1316464
Language Note: In English; translated from French.
Notes: Originally published: Les damnés de la terre; Paris : François Maspero éditeur, 1961.
"A negro psychoanalyst's study of the problems of racism & colonialism in the world today"--Jacket.
Description: 255 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Concerning violence --
Spontaneity : its strength and weakness --
The pitfalls of national consciousness --
On national culture --
Colonial war and mental disorders.
Other Titles: Damnés de la terre.
Responsibility: Frantz Fanon ; preface by by Jean-Paul Sartre ; translated from the French by Constance Farrington.

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"Written at the height of the Algerian war for independence, Frantz Fanon's classic text has provided inspiration for anti-colonial movements ever since. 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 purely of 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"--Publisher description.

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an analysis of bad behavior

by doowatt (WorldCat user published 2007-01-20) Very Good Permalink
Approximately one hundred and fifty years after the Gaul- tites wreaked havoc on the island of Hispanola, they’ve unleashed themselves again, this time behaving badly in Algeria. Using colonialism as the weapon of mass destruction the author gives a first hand analysis of the psychological and physical...
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