Peau noire, masques blancs

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Éditions du Seuil, 1971 - Foreign Language Study - 188 pages
La décolonisation faite, cet essai de compréhension du rapport Noir-Blanc garde toute sa valeur prophétique : car le racisme, malgré les horreurs dont il a comblé le monde, reste un problème d'avenir. Il est ici abordé et combattu de front, avec toutes les ressources des sciences de l'homme et avec la passion de celui qui allait devenir un maître à penser par beaucoup d'intellectuels du Tiers Monde.

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Martinique islander by birth and a psychiatrist by training, Franz Fanon is better known as a pan-African revolutionary ideologue. His treatises on colonialism call for revolutionary confrontation with malignant colonial regimes, where necessary on the battlefield, and, more important, for the eradication of the most invidious form of colonialism, namely, colonial mentality. Fanon holds that this mentality prevents the African and the black person everywhere even from being aware of the seriousness of the social and personal deprivations of his or her colonized status. Fanon found his voice when he worked for the Algerian revolutionaries during the Algerian War of Independence against the French. Not only did he become deeply involved in the Algerian struggle, he also emerged as its principal ideologue and formulated his anticolonial writings from the Algerian experience.