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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Palestine.

Subjects:

  • Oz, Amos -- Interviews,
  • Arab-Israeli conflict, -- 1993-,
  • Fanaticism -- Palestine,
  • Land tenure -- Palestine,
  • Authors, Israeli -- Interviews

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAmos Oz.
GenreInterviews.
ContributionsRheinberg, Brigitta van., Oz, Amos., Oz, Amos.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS119.76 .O93 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3431043M
ISBN 100691126690
ISBN 109780691126692
LC Control Number2005056559

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  "This little volume (4" x 6") is lucid, rational, and constructive This small book embodies so much realism and optimism."Elizabeth R. Hayford, Library Journal "The burning issues of the Arab-Israeli dispute are grist for Israeli novelist Amos Oz's slim volume, How to Cure a Fanatic, which is never less than thought-provoking."(Canadian Jewish News)/5(16).   How to Cure a Fanatic by Amos Oz Posted by Ina cawl Ma Posted in Book reviews, Uncategorized One thing I always in any conflict is that always paint one group as righteous and the other group as wrongdoers, one group as good guys and the other group as a bad guys, one group as a victim who deserve our sympathy and another group as. 图书How to Cure a Fanatic 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐. Internationally acclaimed novelist Amos Oz grew up in war-torn Jerusalem, where as a boy he witnessed .   A friend passed on a neat little book entitled, How to Cure a Fanatic by the Jewish novelist and political activist, Amos Oz. I highly recommend it. It only takes about minutes to read and contains two essays, originally delivered as lectures: “Between Right and Right” and “How to Cure a Fanatic.”.

‘A hero of mine, a moral as well as literary giant’ Simon Schama Amos Oz, the internationally acclaimed author of A Tale of Love and Darkness and Judas, grew up in war-torn Jerusalem, where as a boy he witnessed first-hand the poisonous consequences of fanaticism.. In How To Cure a Fanatic Amos Oz analyses the historical roots of violence and confronts truths about the extremism nurtured /5(32).   How to Cure a Fanatic by Amos Oz, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In his essays, like How To Cure A Fanatic, Amos Oz says this directly. And he does so with a humane and warmly comical touch. There is no conflict in which the enemy is evil and deserves to die, the conflicts are usually between right and right. A first step in acknowledging this is to not kill each other. How to Cure a Fanatic Amos Oz Internationally acclaimed novelist Amos Oz grew up in war-torn Jerusalem, where as a boy he witnessed firsthand the poisonous consequences of fanaticism. In two concise, pow-erful essays, the award-winning author offers unique insight into the true nature of extremism and proposes a reasoned.