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The wretched of the earth

Author: Frantz Fanon; Constance Farrington; Jean-Paul Sartre
Publisher: London ; New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2001.
Series: Penguin modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Written at the height of the Algerian war for independence, this text makes clear the economic and psychological degradation inflicted by imperialism. It shows how the fight for freedom must be combined with building a national culture.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frantz Fanon; Constance Farrington; Jean-Paul Sartre
ISBN: 0141186542 9780141186542
OCLC Number: 59496672
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London: Macgibbon & Kee, 1965.
Translation of: Les damnés de la terre.
Description: 255 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics.
Other Titles: Damnés de la terre.
Responsibility: Frantz Fanon ; preface by Jean-Paul Sartre ; translated by Constance Farrington.


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