The Pitfalls of National Consciousness by Frantz Fanon (1961)

1946-1989, Colonized, Date, History/Theory, Subjectives of Refusal, Theory

This PDF is an excerpt from The Wretched of the Earth, a 1961 book by the psychiatrist Frantz Fanon, a revolutionary theorist of colonialism and race. This book discusses the dehumanizaing effect of colonialism and the implications of a social movement for decolonization, especially focusing on the role of violence.