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Black Skin, White Masks


ISBN: 9780745399546

Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Pluto Press, 2017
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 1.7 x 19.8 cm

Black Skin, White Masks is a classic, devastating account of the dehumanising effects of colonisation experienced by black subjects living in a white world. First published in English in 1967, this book provides an unsurpassed study of the psychology of racism using scientific analysis and poetic grace. Franz Fanon identifies a devastating pathology at the heart of Western culture, a denial of difference, that persists to this day. A major influence on civil rights, anti-colonial, and black consciousness movements around the world, his writings speak to all who continue the struggle for political and cultural liberation. With an introduction by Paul Gilroy, author of There Ain’t No Black in the Union Jack.

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