Discourse on Colonialism (Hardcover)

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This classic work, first published in France in 1955, profoundly influenced the generation of scholars and activists at the forefront of liberation struggles in Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Nearly twenty years later, when published for the first time in English, Discourse on Colonialism inspired a new generation engaged in the Civil Rights and Black Power and anti-war movements. Aim C saire eloquently describes the brutal impact of capitalism and colonialism on both the colonizer and colonized, exposing the contradictions and hypocrisy implicit in western notions of "progress" and "civilization" upon encountering the "savage", "uncultured," or "primitive.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781583670248
ISBN-10: 1583670246
Publisher: Monthly Review Press
Publication Date: November 1st, 2000
Pages: 102
Language: English