Frantz Fanon: Toward a Revolutionary Humanism (Ohio Short Histories of Africa)

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Review Christopher Lee has written a delightfully compelling introduction to Frantz Fanon. Well-researched and thoroughly grounded, Lee s study admirably situates Fanon in the broadest historical context, while subtly explaining Fanon s powerful legacy today. This book taught me many things, revealing in intriguing ways the works of a black thinker from Martinique who so passionately embraced the Algerian Revolution, and so ardently desired to be embraced by it. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Harvard University "Lee s marvelous and careful biographical study is now the go-to book for those seeking to understand Frantz Fanon in his historical and intellectual context. It is, simply put, synthesis and analysis at their best. James D. Le Sueur, author of "Uncivil War: Intellectuals and Identity Politics during the Decolonization of Algeria""This smart and much-needed study persuasively resituates the life and thought of Fanon for a twenty-first-century audience. Todd Shepard, author of "The Invention of Decolonization: The Algerian War and the Remaking of France"""In "Frantz Fanon: Toward a Revolutionary Humanism," Christopher J. Lee takes on the task of introducing a complex thinker in a short tract.... [He] provides a whirlwind tour of Fanon s life, ideas and context.... Lee s reading of Fanon provides a much needed nuance that is often missing when dealing with Fanon." "Marx and Philosophy""This book provides the reader with an invaluable guide to Fanon s life and an accessible gate

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"Lee's marvelous and careful biographical study is now the go-to book for those seeking to understand Frantz Fanon in his historical and intellectual context. It is, simply put, synthesis and analysis at their best."
James D. Le Sueur, author of Uncivil War: Intellectuals and Identity Politics during the Decolonization of Algeria

"This book provides the reader with an invaluable guide to Fanon's life and an accessible gateway to those interested in further exploring the intellectual worlds in which he developed his thinking.."

"Christopher Lee has written a delightfully compelling introduction to Frantz Fanon. Well-researched and thoroughly grounded, Lee's study admirably situates Fanon in the broadest historical context, while subtly explaining Fanon's powerful legacy today. This book taught me many things, revealing in intriguing ways the works of a black thinker from Martinique who so passionately embraced the Algerian Revolution, and so ardently desired to be embraced by it."
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Harvard University

"In Frantz Fanon: Toward a Revolutionary Humanism, Christopher J. Lee takes on the task of introducing a complex thinker in a short tract.... [He] provides a whirlwind tour of Fanon's life, ideas and context.... Lee's reading of Fanon provides a much needed nuance that is often missing when dealing with Fanon."

"This smart and much-needed study persuasively resituates the life and thought of Fanon for a twenty-first-century audience."
Todd Shepard, author of The Invention of Decolonization: The Algerian War and the Remaking of France

Author Biography

Christopher J. Lee is the author of Unreasonable Histories: Nativism, Multiracial Lives, and the Genealogical Imagination in British Africa and the editor of Making a World after Empire: The Bandung Moment and Its Political Afterlives. He is an associate professor of history at Lafayette College.

Product Specifications

Format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Ohio University Press
Pages
234
Language
English
Series
Ohio short histories of Africa
Date Published
13 November 2015
Publication Place
Ohio
Imprint
Ohio University Press
Size
110 x 179 x 15
ISBN
9780821421741
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Subject(s)

Politics & government

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