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The Wretched of the Earth Summary
Frantz Fanon

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In a way unlike other cries for black liberation from the 1960s such as Soul on Ice by Eldridge Cleaver, the Autobiography of Malcolm X and The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin, The Wretched of the Earth presents a durable intellectual framework based on medical as well as sociological evidence, for the abolition of colonial (white) rule. The book lays out a clear blueprint for revolution and considers all of its potential consequences, for rebel and colonialist alike.

Born in the Caribbean island nation of Martinique, Frantz Fanon was a French-educated black psychiatrist who was placed as a staff physician in a hospital in the French colony of Algeria in Northern Africa in the 1950s. When he understood that most of the mental illness he treated there resulted in some manner from the oppression of colonialism, his political awakening led his sympathies to the rebels. His first...

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