A better half to Ethnicity within the historical Mediterranean offers a accomplished selection of essays contributed via Classical reviews students that discover questions in terms of ethnicity within the historical Mediterranean world.
- Covers subject matters of ethnicity in civilizations starting from old Egypt and Israel, to Greece and Rome, and into past due Antiquity
- Features state-of-the-art study on ethnicity with regards to Philistine, Etruscan, and Phoenician identities
- Reveals the specific relationships among historic and smooth ethnicities
- Introduces an interpretation of ethnicity as an energetic component to social identity
- Represents a basic wondering of officially accredited and stuck different types within the field
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The exterior point of view, the etic view, reinforced Boiotian identification by means of frightening psychological resistance to this ascription. Rejecting ethnic features utilized from open air furthers the coherence of a bunch. Our challenge comprises studying Boiotian self-perception simply because lots of the literary assets we've got are of Athenian provenience, and the Athenians cultivated prejudices opposed to their neighbor within the north via stylizing them as anti-Athenians, as a destructive counter-image to every thing they desired to be themselves.
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