Black Skin, White Masks

byFrantz FanonTranslated byRichard Philcox

Paperback | September 20, 2008

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.
Frantz Fanon (1925-1961) was born in Martinique 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 one of the most important theorists of the African struggle for independence and of ...
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Title:Black Skin, White MasksFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.58 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.58 inPublished:September 20, 2008Publisher:Grove/AtlanticLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0802143008

ISBN - 13:9780802143006

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