A Dying Colonialism – Frantz Fanon



A Dying Colonialism (French: L’An V de la Révolution Algérienne) is a 1959 book by Frantz Fanon, in which Fanon provides an account of the Algerian War. The book details cultural and political changes that emerge due to the rejection of French colonial oppression by the Algerian.

Publication history

It was originally published in France by Maspero as L’An V de la Révolution Algérienne (Year Five of the Algerian Revolution). It was translated into English in 1965 and published by Monthly Review under the title Studies In A Dying Colonialism, which was shortened to A Dying Colonialism when appearing as a mass-market paperback by Grove Press in 1967.