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The Wretched of the earth

Author: Frantz Fanon
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written in anger, this book by a distinguished Black psychiatrist and leading spokesman of the revolution which won independence for Algeria is no mere diatribe against the white man or the West. It is a brilliant examination of the role of violence in effecting historical change which has served leaders of emerging nations as a veritable handbook of revolutionary practice and social reorganization.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frantz Fanon
ISBN: 0802150837 9780802150837
OCLC Number: 11787563
Description: 316 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Concerning Violence --
Violence in the International Context --
Spontaneity: Its Strengh and Weakness --
The Pitfalls of National Consciousness --
On National Culture --
Colonial War and Mental Disorders --
Series A-D --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Frantz Fanon ; preface by Jean-Paul Sartre ; translated by Constance Farrington.

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Written in anger, this book by a distinguished Black psychiatrist and leading spokesman of the revolution which won independence for Algeria is no mere diatribe against the white man or the West. It is a brilliant examination of the role of violence in effecting historical change which has served leaders of emerging nations as a veritable handbook of revolutionary practice and social reorganization.

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