Black Skin, White Masks by Frantz Fanon

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Few modern voices have had as profound an impact on the black identity and critical race theory as Frantz Fanon, and Black Skin, White Masks  represents some of his most important work. Fanon’s masterwork is now available in a new translation that updates its language for a new generation of readers.
A major influence on civil rights, anti-colonial, and black consciousness movements around the world, Black Skin, White Masks is the unsurpassed study of the black psyche in a white world. Hailed for its scientific analysis and poetic grace when it was first published in 1952, the book remains a vital force today from one of the most important theorists of revolutionary struggle, colonialism, and racial difference in history.

About Frantz Fanon

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Frantz Fanon was born in Martinique in 1925 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 this century's most important theorist of the African struggle for independence. The Wretched of the Earth, his most internationally acclaimed book, has been translated into over twenty-five languages. Junot Diaz is the author of the critically acclaimed collection of stories Drown. Jean-Paul Sartre, the existential philosopher, was one of the early champions of Fanon's work and contributed this introduction to the original edition. Richard Philcox, the translator, has translated many novels by the Caribbean writer Maryse Conde.
Published September 10, 2008 by Grove Press. 225 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical, Education & Reference, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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