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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9782360570805
Collection: Hors Collection
16 x 24 cm
Weight: 382 gr
Pages: 171
First publication: 07/12/2016
Last printing: 11-2019
CLIL: 4093
BISAC: SOC008070

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Restez pour la nuit ! "Chao bâched !"

Le savoir-vivre à l’afghane

Preface : Olivier Roy

This book is for those who want to learn more about the history, culture and way of life of Afghans as they come to meet or welcome them.

The former president of the association Franco-Afghan Friendship illustrates the tradition of hospitality among Afghans. He describes the Afghan lifestyle specificities and offer the foreign host better clarification on what to do and not to do and to accompany him step by step through his meeting with families, the administrations, urban and rural people. He also targets people who are interested to learn more about Afghan history, culture and lifestyle. Throughout his presentation of Afghan customs, he tries to grasp the main characteristics  of what can be named as the Afghan soul.

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CONTRIBUTORS' BIOGRAPHIES

Etienne Gille

Etienne Gille was a mathematics teacher at Esteqlal high school, the Franco-Afghan high school from Kabul. He is one of the founders of the AFRANE Association (Amitié Franco-Afghan) of which he was until very recently the president. He performed numerous missions in Afghanistan and is director of publication and editor chief of the journal Les Nouvelles d'Afghanistan.

Olivier Roy

Olivier Roy (born in 1949) is a French political scientist specializing in Islam. After learning Persian at Inalco, he became an associate of philosophy in 1972, but his teaching career was interrupted by numerous trips to Afghanistan. He also participated in fighting alongside the resistance during the Afghan war against the USSR in the 1980s. He then moved to Central Asia to study Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. He became a doctor of the Institut d'études politiques de Paris in political science in 1996, and was promoted to director of research at the CNRS and director of studies at EHESS in the Turkish Domain team. He is also an associate researcher at the International Research Center (CERI). Since September 2009, he has been a professor at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy), where he directs the Mediterranean Program.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Préface d’Olivier Roy
À la recherche de l’afghanité
Langues et ethnies
Les salutations
Comment s’appeler
Les noms de personnes
Le tutoiement
Comment entrer chez les gens
Les préséances
Les marques de respect
Les marques d’amitié
Le comportement des hommes à l’égard des femmes
Le regard
Les compliments
De quelques expressions
Les adieux
Dans une lettre
L’hospitalité
L’accueil
Chao bâched !
La nuit
La maison
Le sandali
Les cadeaux
L’insistance
Les remerciements
La serviabilité
Le regard sur l’étranger

La bienséance dans les attitudes
Comment s’asseoir
Parler avec discrétion
Gestuelle
Humeurs et besoins naturels
La main droite
La nourriture
Nân o namak
Le rite du repas
La cuisine
Les épices
Les fruits et les légumes
Les boissons
Le petit déjeuner
Le tabac, les stupéfiants
L’apparence
Soigner son image
Photographier
Le vêtement
La tenue vestimentaire des femmes
Le voile
Le système pileux
La couleur de la peau
La propreté
Les traits distinctifs de l’afghanité
Un oui qui n’est pas toujours un oui
L’humour
Le rire
La violence
La modestie et la vanité
Le sans-gêne et la discrétion
L’honneur
Le fatalisme et la relation au temps
L’ingéniosité
La solidarité
La religion et les valeurs
La religiosité

La tolérance
Les pratiques religieuses
Les superstitions
La médecine traditionnelle
Le sens poétique et mystique
Le pachtounwali et la charia
Les valeurs et leurs limites
La famille
Son importance
L’éducation des enfants
Les relations hommes-femmes
La polygamie
De quelques pratiques sociales et culturelles
La liberté d’expression
Le marchandage
Le prix d’un taxi
Le piston
La corruption
Les jeux
Les arts
De quelques fêtes
Le calendrier
Naorouz
Les autres fêtes
La naissance et la circoncision
Le mariage
Les funérailles
Des durs au coeur tendre
Annexes
Histoires afghanes
Proverbes
Quelques emprunts du français au persan
Poids et mesures
Chronologie
Bibliographie