Some people could think these examples unique. As for the rest, all of the rest—the path of a free man, the beliefs he acquires, his preferences, his own sensitivity, his affinities, his life—all these things do not count. And instead of religious faith, an old-fashioned faithfulness. About this Item: Penguin Publishing Group. This sense of outrage is then taken up into a particular interpretation of Islam that offers redress and revenge. Each person has a single identity, although each identity is made up of many components, causing not one to be the same.
Maalouf is the first person of Lebanese heritage to receive that honor. This is an important addition to contemporary literature on diversity, nationalism, race and international politics. Book is in Used-Good condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.
He cogently and persuasively examines identity in the context of the modern world, where it can be viewed as both glory and poison. Arguing that these identities allow and often encourage people to engage in horrific acts of violence upon those with different identities, Maalouf offers a philosophical exploration of what a culture without entrenched identities would be like. Maalouf contends that many of us would reject our inherited conceptions of identity, to which we cling through habit, if only we examined them more closely. Per una mundialització que respecti la diversitat. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. The characteristics are negativity, antipathy and fanaticism.
He begins with universal values of identity, which he dissects, describes the extremes, then applies them to the. How could I forget all of this? Al Jadid Magazine is a Review and Record of Arab Culture and Arts. Of course, for the great majority these factors include allegiance to a religious tradition; to a nationality — sometimes two; to a profession, an institution, or a particular social milieu. In reply, Mary said that she would be true to Hosmer. About this Item: Penguin Publishing Group. Salarino and Solanio bid Antonio farewell and depart. In The Name Of Identity is a great short book for you if you are interested in learning about ethnocentrism and are into social studies and social psychology.
Your current comments to lease On Identity -- different viewers is able to come to a decision about a e-book. Quantitative research is research using numerical data. Would I be more authentic if I cut off a part of myself? With this in mind, the explosion of Islamic fundamentalism becomes less a mystifying religious ideology than an effort to preserve self-respect in the face of a menacing foreign ideology. His mother was an of origin and his father was from the community near the village of in. The last one of strength part is the Mazda Company financial stable, Mazda company sales revenue in 2004 is 2. . Throughout chapter two Maalouf goes into great detail about what defines him.
And it is also the way we look at them that may set the, free. The study shows the characters' different belongings and different aspects of their identities throughout the novel. To his adopted society, he is not German, to his society of birth, he is no longer really Turkish. To pin people in boxes based on their ethnicity or on their religion is both foolish and dangerous. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Salarino says it is impossible for Antonio not to feel sad at the thought of the perilous ocean sinking his entire investment, but Antonio assures his friends that his business ventures do not depend on the safe passage of any one ship.
Maalouf's mother was a staunch Catholic who insisted on sending him to , a French school. Another cause of this can be from a gunshot or knife wound that penetrates and cuts your spinal cord. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Maalouf illustrates his point by sharing some of his own story: Since I left Lebanon in 1976 to establish myself in France, I have been asked many times, with the best intentions in the world, if I felt more French or more Lebanese. Maalouf's protagonists, however, are successful in overcoming the differences and eventually living in peace and tolerance.
May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. He grew up in Lebanon and moved to France in 1976, at the age of 27. And when we push our contemporaries to state their identity, which we do very often these days, we are asking them to search deep inside of themselves for this so-called fundamental belonging, that is often religious, nationalistic, racial or ethnic and to boast it, even to a point of provocation. Join our community just now to flow with the file Amin Maalouf In the Name of Identity Violence and the Need to Belong 2003 and make our shared file collection even more complete and exciting. Their characters are itinerant voyagers between lands, languages, and religions.