About The Book
This powerful collection of articles, essays, and letters spans the period between Black Skin, White Masks (1952) and The Wretched of the Earth (1961), Fanon’s landmark manifestos on the psychology of the colonized and the means of empowerment necessary for their liberation. These pieces, many of them originally published in the Algerian National Liberation Front underground newspaper El Moudjahid, display the genesis of some of Fanon’s greatest ideas—ideas that became so vital to the leaders of the American civil rights movement.
“As a writer he demonstrates how insidiously the problem of race, of color, connects with a whole range of words and images. . . . His ideas and feelings fairly pour out.” —The New York Times Book Review
“His writing is as stylistically powerful and intellectually compelling as that of Thomas Paine. . . . Should be of great interest to anyone studying colonialism, nationalism, and the current history of the Afro-Asian world.” —Choice