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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Identidades asesinas by Amin Maalouf

Naturally, hatred is only called hatred when we see it in others; the hatred which is in ourselves bears a thousand different names. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. 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. One needs to pay respect to all the paths that converge into the process of creating one’s identity, from one’s ancestral heritage to religious or political views and preserve this rich diversity.

Straddling the East and the West, the author of this slim but substantial essay published in ponders the pieces that compound the puzzle of identity and rebels against the madness that incites mankind to kill each other in the name of nation, identidaddes or religion. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: But I think this is required maqlouf for anyone today. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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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. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Write a customer review. Quotes from Identidades asesinas. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Growing Up Among Worlds or simply interested in the complex identities of all human beings, this is a rewarding read. When you look at the world as it is today, and all the controversy over Islam and the Middle East conflicts, it’s hard to understand where it all came from, and this book breaks it down, and theorizes that it all has to do with the question of one’s identity used as a weapon against those who are different and perceived to be a threat.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Don’t have a Kindle? East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. View all 5 comments. 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. It is precisely this that defines my identity. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Identidades asesinas / Killer Identities

Taking as a starting point 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. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. See 1 question about Identidades asesinas…. Share your thoughts with other customers.


Maalouf’s works, written with the skill of a wsesinas storyteller, offer a sensitive view of the identidadez and attitudes of different cultures in the Middle East, Africa and Mediterranean world.

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Violence and the Need to Belong. In OriginesMaalouf’s family background is highlighted. View all 10 comments. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I get bored several pages in; I just can’t take the neverending ideology and indignant declarations. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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The magic in Maalouf’s approach is his wish to understand all angles and perspectives of a specific attitude towards life. Open Preview See a Problem? Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. He is not willing to judge anything without deep knowledge of the context. Alexa Actionable Identidadfs for the Web. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. View all 16 comments. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The central idea of Maalouf’s essay revolves around aaesinas not coming from a single wellspring but from multiple ones that bear the personal circumstances and unrepeatable historical contexts that shape each one of us into a unique and unparalleled individual.

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