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Memmi, Albert

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The colonizer and the colonized by Albert Memmi( Book )

150 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly 40 years after its first publication in French this collection of Sartre's writings on colonialism remains a supremely powerful and relevant polemical work. Over a series of thirteen essays Sartre brings the full force of his remarkable intellect relentlessly to bear on his own country's conduct in Algeria and by extension the West's conduct in the Third World in general. The tussle is not equal, and the Western imperialists emerge at the end bloody, bruised and thoroughly chastened. Most startling of all is Sartre's advocacy of violence as a legitimate response to repression, motivated by his belief that freedom is the central characteristic of being human. Whether one agrees with his every conclusion or not, Colonialism and Neocolonialism shows a philosopher passionately engaged in using philosophy as a force for change in the world. An important influence on postcolonial thought ever since, this book takes on added resonance in the light of the West's most recent bout of interference in the non-Western world."--BOOK JACKET
The pillar of salt by Albert Memmi( Book )

109 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Pillar of Salt the semi-autobiographical novel about a young boy growing up in French colonized Tunisia. To gain access to privileged French society, he must reject his many identities -- Jew, Arab, and African. But, on the eve of World War II, he is forced to come to terms with his loyalties and his past."--Publisher description
Dominated man; notes towards a portrait by Albert Memmi( Book )

47 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this collection of fourteen essays, the author analyzes the oppressor and the oppressed, as well as the special nature of each oppression . . . This is a perceptive and honest work that offers no easy solutions to the most pressing dilemmas of our time; but the author believes that only a truthful examination of the conditions of oppression can lead to such solutions, and it is just this that makes Dominated man a work of the greatest importance." -- Book jacket
Portrait of a Jew by Albert Memmi( Book )

46 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'auteur a tenté de trouver en quoi le fait d'être né juif l'a influencé. Il a découvert des similitudes entre sa vie et celle du peuple juif et étudie les différents aspects du problème juif : racisme, rôle économique
Jews and Arabs by Albert Memmi( Book )

19 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Memmi builds a strong case for Israel while at the same time pointing the way-perhaps the only way-for its survival among its Arab neighbors. -- cover
Strangers by Albert Memmi( Book )

51 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strangers is the story of a mixed marriage, between a Tunisian Jew and Marie, a Catholic girl from Alsace whom he meets and marries while studying medicine in Paris. His decision to settle among his own people in Tunis, there to establish a practice as a doctor, begins for them a married life which, conceived in honesty and love, soon rings to the surface profound and bitter conflicts. Marie is confronted with what to her is a strange new world. There is the contrast between the staid Northern atmosphere of Europe and the colorful, uninhibited Mediterranean and even more important, the conflict between Marie's own upbringing and the network of Jewish laws and traditions in which her husband's family lives. The story of Marie and her husband is a compelling one; rarely have the conflicts of mixed marriage been so deeply probed in a work of fiction, and Albert Memmi, whose first novel The Pillar of Salt was so highly praised, brings to this theme the same clarity of style and perception which were so notable in that first novel. Strangers posed many questions: it not only asks if a man and woman of different civilizations, cultures and nationalities can live together; it also asks if peoples who speak different languages, observe different customs and have dissimilar interests can live in peace together, side by side. -- Publisher description
Dependence : a sketch for a portrait of the dependent by Albert Memmi( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racism by Albert Memmi( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By turns historical, sociological and autobiographical, this book investigates racism as social pathology - a cultural disease that prevails because it allows one segment of society to empower itself at the expense of another
The liberation of the Jew by Albert Memmi( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his brilliant and controversial earlier work, Portrait of a Jew, Memmi described the condition of the Jew and what he termed the Jew's unlivable fate. In this profoundly and often painfully honest book, this theme is continued as the author searches for solutions to this centuries-old problem. This is, in the end, a heartening book and one which Albert Memmi justly calls an optimistic work, for in the events of the twentieth century he finds the possibility of a brighter future for generations of Jews to come. But before reaching this conclusion, he carefully examines the possibilities open to the Jew who accepts his condition and the Jew who rejects it by such means as conversion, name-changing, assimilation, mixed marriage. rarely have these matters been discussed with such candor and understanding, and the reader, whether he agrees or disagrees with Mr. Memmi's conclusions, cannot help but profit from this stimulating, provocative study of a complex problem. This is a book that must be read by Jew and non-Jew alike. -- publisher description
Decolonization and the decolonized by Albert Memmi( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this time of global instability and widespread violence, Albert Memmi--author of the highly influential and groundbreaking work The Colonizer and the Colonized--turns his attention to the present-day situation of formerly colonized peoples. In Decolonization and the Decolonized, Memmi expands his intellectual engagement with the subject and examines the manifold causes of the failure of decolonization efforts throughout the world. As outspoken and controversial as ever, Memmi initiates a much-needed discussion of the ex-colonized and refuses to idealize those who are too often painted as hapless victims. He shows how, in light of a radically changed world, it would be problematic--and even irresponsible--to continue to deploy concepts that were useful and valid during the period of anticolonial struggle. Decolonization and the Decolonized contributes to the most current debates on Islamophobia in France, the "new" anti-Semitism, and the unrelenting poverty gripping the African continent. Memmi, who is Jewish, was born and raised in Tunis, and focuses primarily on what he calls the Arab-Muslim condition, while also incorporating comparisons with South America, Asia, Black Africa, and the United States. In Decolonization and the Decolonized, Memmi has written that rare book--a manifesto informed by intellect and animated by passion--that will propel public analysis of the most urgent global issues to a new level."--JSTOR website (viewed April 13, 2017)
The scorpion, or, The imaginary confession by Albert Memmi( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le racisme : description, définition, traitement by Albert Memmi( Book )

28 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le racisme est la dévalorisation profitable d'une différence" ou, plus techniquement, "le racisme est la valorisation, généralisée et définitive, de différences réelles ou imaginaires, au profit de l'accusateur et au détriment de sa victime, afin de légitimer une agression". Il y a une trentaine d'années, Albert Memmi proposait cette définition du racisme, largement utilisée depuis par les chercheurs et les enseignants. Il n'a cessé d'enrichir et de préciser sa réflexion sur le racisme au fil de nombreux textes. On retrouvera dans ce livre, outre la place centrale du racisme dans la pensée de l'auteur, les deux pôles de cette définition : la liaison étroite entre le racisme et la notion de différence ("le raciste, écrit-il, prétend toujours utiliser quelque différence pour en tirer profit"), et, d'autre part, la parenté entre le racisme et l'oppression ("le racisme est le symbole et le résumé de toute oppression"). L'auteur développe enfin, avec de nouveaux arguments, sa distinction entre le racisme, qu'il propose de limiter strictement au sens biologique, et l'hétérophobie, refus agressif d'autrui, et dont le racisme ne serait qu'un cas particulier. (Editore)
Le Scorpion, ou, La confession imaginaire by Albert Memmi( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in French and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le Scorpion est d'abord un roman : l'histoire de Bina, la vie de l'oncle Makhlouf, les confessions d'Imilio, les démêlés quotidiens de Marcel dans un pays en voie de décolonisation. Mais il pose aussi les questions les plus graves : Qui sommes-nous ? Comment arrivons-nous à vivre ? Quelle part de vérité pouvons-nous supporter ? Quelle part de rêve ? ou d'illusion ? Cette confession imaginaire, à la structure insolite, témoigne des préoccupations d'Albert Memmi aussi bien dans le domaine romanesque que dans celui de l'écriture"--Page [4] of cover
Anthologie des écrivains maghrébins d'expression française by Albert Memmi( Book )

27 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in French and English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecrivains francophones du Maghreb : anthologie by Albert Memmi( Book )

10 editions published in 1985 in French and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait du décolonisé arabo-musulman et de quelques autres by Albert Memmi( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in French and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the former decolonized remained in his country, as well as one who immigrated in the former colonizer countries and son of immigrants born in the host country of his parents. Demonstrates that corruption prevents third world countries to move forward and explains the difficulties of integration of immigrants and how the humiliation turns into resentment
La poésie algérienne de 1830 à nos jours; approaches socio-historiques by Jean Déjeux( Book )

35 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le désert : ou, La vie et les aventures de Jubaïr Ouali El-Mammi : [roman] by Albert Memmi( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in French and English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The desert or The life and adventures of Jubair Wali al-Mammi by Albert Memmi( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Desert tells the story of al-Mammi, a young exiled prince of a now-destroyed Jewish kingdom in southern Morocco in the late fourteenth century. Fighting battles in the service of kings and narrowly escaping imprisonment, the prince travels the Islamic world absorbing lessons, often painfully, on how to govern himself, as well as a country. At that same time, al-Mammi engages upon a spiritual journey to obtain inner wisdom rather than material riches
Le nomade immobile : récit by Albert Memmi( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in French and Chinese and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce sociologue dresse son propre portrait à travers dix-sept chapitres où il mêle les épisodes de sa vie aux théories qu'il a mises en oeuvre et défendues. Chacune des théories qu'il a élaborées s'y retrouve : sur le racisme, la laïcité, la dominance, la dépendance, etc
 
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The colonizer and the colonized
Alternative Names
Albert Memmi écrivain français

Albert Memmi escritor francés

Albert Memmi Frans schrijver

Albert Memmi französischer Schriftsteller und Soziologe tunesischer Herkunft

Albert Memmi French writer

Albert Memmi pisarz i eseista francuski

Albert Memmi ranskalainen kirjailija

Albert Memmi scriitor francez

Mammī, Albīr 1920-

Memi, Alber

Memmi, Alber

Memmi, Alber, 1920-

Memmi, Albert

Mimmī, Albīr 1920-

Мемми, Альбер

Мемми, Альберт 1920-

אלבר ממי

אלבר ממי סופר צרפתי

ממי, אלבר

ממי, אלבר 1920-

ממי, אלבר בן פראג'י

ממי, אלברט

آلبر ممی

آلبر ممی نویسنده فرانسوی

ألبير مامي، 1920-

ألبير ممي

ألبير ممي كاتب فرنسي

ئالبێر مێمی

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