The Colonizer and the Colonized

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Beacon Press, 1967 - Colonies - 153 pages
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"A relentless reciprocity binds the colonizer to the colonized -- his product and his fate. Memmi has vividly recorded this. With him, we find that the colonialist system is a form in motion, born towards the middle of the last century, that will manufacture its own destruction of itself. For a long time now, colonialism has cost mother countries more than it has earned." -- From the introduction by Jean-Paul Sartre.

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User Review  - GalenWiley - LibraryThing

Albert Memmi's classic work stands as one of the most powerful and psychologically penetrating studies of colonial oppression ever written. Dissecting the minds of both the oppressor and the oppressed ... Read full review

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Classic, written in an easy to read narrative style, about the relationship between colonized peoples and the people who colonize them. Memmi is an Algerian Jew, so he has a unique perspective on Africans being colonized by Europeans Read full review

Contents

Does the colonial exist?
3
The colonizer who refuses
19
The colonizer who accepts
45
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