A companion to ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean / edited by Jeremy McInerney.
Contributor(s): McInerney, Jeremy.Material type: BookSeries: Blackwell companions to the ancient world: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley Blackwell 2014Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118834312; 1118834313; 9781118834138; 1118834135; 9781118834381; 1118834380; 1444337343; 9781444337341.Subject(s): Ethnology -- Mediterranean Region | Mediterranean Region -- Ethnic identity | HISTORY / Ancient / Rome | Ethnicity | Ethnology | Mediterranean RegionGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to ethnicity in the ancient MediterraneanDDC classification: 937.004 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Page; Title Page; Copyright; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Ethnicity: An Introduction; Large Gallic Ladies; What's Bred in the Bone; Theorizing Ethnicity; The Greeks and their Neighbors; Urbis et Orbis; The Afterlife of Ethnicity; References; Further Reading; Chapter 2: Ethnicity and Language in the Ancient Mediterranean; Introduction; Language as a Marker of Ethnic Identity; Languages and Interethnic Relations in Prehistory; Ethnicity and Language Shift in the Roman Empire; Etruscan-Roman Rivalry in the Light of the Foundation Myth
Trade Relations and Issues of Ethnicity and LanguageReferences; Further Reading; Chapter 3: Mediterranean Archaeology and Ethnicity; Introduction; Ethnicity; Ethnicity and Identity in the Material Record; Ethnicity and Archaeology in the Eastern Mediterranean; Conclusion; References; Further Reading; Chapter 4: Ethnicity and World-Systems Analysis; Introduction; World-Systems Analysis: Developments, Critiques, Revisions; Applications to European Prehistory; The Aegean; WSA and the Ancient World: Opportunities and Challenges; Acknowledgment; References; Further Reading
Chapter 5: Ancient Ethnicity and Modern IdentityIntroduction; A Note on Terminology and Definitions; Primordial Legacies and Race Theories; Primordial Ethnicity; Essentialized Antiquity; Dynamic Ethnicities and Instrumentalism; Historical Constructions of Ethnicities; Embodied Ethnicities; The Dynamics of Ancient Ethnicities; Modern Discourses of Ancient Ethnicities; References; Further Reading; Chapter 6: Bronze Age Identities: From Social to Cultural and Ethnic Identity; Situating Bronze Age Identities-The Dialectics of Social, Cultural, and Ethnic Identities
Coexisting "National" and "International" Identities. Northern and Central Europe 1500-1300 bcPolities and Local Identities: Ethnic Groups and Political Boundaries; Coping with Complexity: The Role of "Local," "National," and "International" Identities; References; Further Reading; Chapter 7: Networks and Ethnogenesis; Introduction; Network Methodologies and Antiquity; Small Worlds; Scale-Free Networks; Centrality, Texts, and Relational Space; Material Networks and Relational Space; Social Network Analysis; Ethnogenesis and the Creation of Ethnic Identity in Antiquity; The Archaic Greeks
The Roman Jewish DiasporaThe Germanic Tribes; Future Developments; References; Further Reading; Chapter 8: Ethnic Identities, Borderlands, and Hybridity; Varieties of Amalgamation; Borderlands, Boundaries, and Frontiers; Hybrid Ethnicity and Borderlands in the Greco-Roman World; Hybridity and Syncretism; In the Bedroom; Mixture or Compound?; References; Further Reading; Chapter 9: Hittites and Anatolian Ethnic Diversity; Hatti and the Hittites; Forerunners of the Hittite Kingdom; Ethnic Diversity within the Kingdom; The Luwians, Luwiya, and Arzawa; Greeks in Anatolia