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adventurer: In Marxist discourse, an adventurer is someone who participates in a revolution for their own excitement.
Balkanization: Balkanization describes the process of breaking up a region or a nation into smaller units, often hostile to each other.
caid: A caid is a Muslim local administrator, judge, and tax collector in North Africa.
dialectics: Dialectics, when used in Marxist discourse, describes the systematic process of historical change.
Dien Bien Phu: The town of Dien Bien Phu was the site of a decisive Vietnamese victory in the war between the French and the Vietnamese nationalist, communist forces.
douar: Douar is the Arabic word for small villages consisting of tents or huts.
fellah: A fellah is a North African peasant; the word is Arabic in origin.
jacquerie: Originally the name for a 14th-century French peasant revolt, jacquerie became the name for any peasant revolt.
Katanga: In 1960 the mineral-rich region of Katanga seceded from the newly independent Democratic Republic of Congo, and Katanga collaborated with Belgian military forces and white mercenary forces.
lumpenproletariat: In Algeria, these were the poor and unemployed living in shanty towns.
Maquis: In World War II, the Maquis were groups of French Resistance fighters in rural, mountainous regions; later the term came to mean any group of rural guerrilla fighters.
maquisard: In World War II, the maquisards were French Resistance fighters from the rural, mountainous regions; later the term came to mean any rural guerrilla fighters.
Mau-Mau: The Mau were militant Kenyan nationalists who waged a campaign of sabotage and assassinations against the British in the 1950s.
Negritude: This 20th-century literary movement promoted the beauty and dignity of writing by black African and Caribbean writers.
neocolonialism: This term describes the continuation of colonial rule by other means after independence has been formally achieved.
Oran: A port city in Algeria, Oran was the jumping-off point for Fanon's unit when he was sent to fight in Europe in World War II.
self-criticism: This is a method of discipline for revolutionary communist forces and was practiced by communists in 20th-century Soviet Union and China.
Sétif: This town in Algeria was the site of brutal suppression of resistance to French rule where some 6,000 to 8,000 Algerians were killed.