Denuncia apasionada de la locura que incita a los hombres a matarse entre sí en el nombre de una etnia, lengua o religión, ¿Identidades asesinas¿ es, a la vez. Identidades asesinas. Front Cover. Amin Maalouf. Alianza, – Literary Criticism – pages Title, Identidades asesinas. Biblioteca de autor Amin Maalouf. Identidades asesinas (El Libro De Bolsillo – Bibliotecas De Autor – Biblioteca Maalouf) | Amin Maalouf, Fernando Villaverde Landa | ISBN:

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Taking as a starting aessinas his personal experience and focusing on the islamic conflict, Maalouf stirs up the murky waters of the elusive concept of individuality, the inborn sense of belonging, the instict for self-preservation, the aversion to change and the human tendency to assert one’s beliefs in terms of unrelenting negation of others.

The recent political upheaval in my country where a referendum for the independence of Catalonia is to be celebrated presumably in November almost in parallel to the Scottish one prompted me to unbury my copy of identidwdes essay which I read many years ago and whose direct prose has often been misjudged as overly simplistic. To ask other readers questions about Identidades asesinasplease sign up.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it aaesinas second life. I was not expecting to find this book, more than 10 years after its publication and references to events current at the timestill so unbelievably relevant and meaningful today.

Maalouf’s understanding of the topic is rooted in his multilayered family history, where different religions, languages, cultural strands join iedntidades and form a multifaceted, sometimes contrasting reality, well worth exploring in order to deepen the ideas expressed in his essays and novels.


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Kindle Editionpages. Born in Lebanon within a family of Arabic tradition but of Christian faith, forced to exile from his natal land to France in the 70s, the journalist, essayist and writer of historical fiction Amin Maalouf is a man who has learnt to live at sustained crossroads.

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Growing Up Among Worlds or simply interested in the complex identities of all human beings, this is a rewarding read. I would not have expected young adolescents to see the uniformity of social media identity so clearly.

The magic in Maalouf’s approach is his wish to understand all angles and perspectives of a specific attitude towards life. Would I exist more authentically if I cut off a part of myself? Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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Naturally, hatred is only called hatred when we see it in others; the hatred which is in ourselves bears a thousand different names.

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While reading The Crusades Through Arab Eyesanother one of his masterpieces on changing perspectives to gain understanding of historical processes, I go back to “In the Name of Identity” to check my thoughts.

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View all 3 comments. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I get bored several pages in; I just can’t take the neverending ideology and indignant declarations. Books by Amin Maalouf.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. In the current context of globalization, the term universality can be dangerously confused with uniformity triggering determinism, resignation or victimhood in individuals whose feelings of alienation and marginalization fester in their distorted image of a multifarious reality.

It gave me hope while also filling me with sadness, knowing that they spend a large portion of their lives dedicated to expressing belonging by adapting a suitable identity.

In an interview Maalouf has said that his role as a writer is to create “positive myths”. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.