Pitfalls and radical mutations: Frantz Fanon's revolutionary life
Publisher: International Socialism
Date Written: 27/03/2012
Year Published: 2012
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX14660
In the 1960s and 1970s Fanon was the quintessential Third Worldist. He was taken up by movements that looked to guerrilla struggle in the countryside and in the newly independent Third World. His work became a manual to Maoists and the guerrilla intelligentsia predicting an imminent revolutionary wave that would overturn the world from the countryside.