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Title A Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterranean.
Imprint Hoboken : Wiley, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (598 pages)
Series Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Note Tarhuntassa and Kizzuwatna.
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Subject Ethnology -- Mediterranean Region.
Mediterranean Region -- Ethnic identity.
Mediterranean Region.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; 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; Network methodologies; 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 GreeksThe Roman Jewish Diaspora; The 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.
Summary A Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterranean presents a comprehensive collection of essays contributed by Classical Studies scholars that explore questions relating to ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean world. Covers topics of ethnicity in civilizations ranging from ancient Egypt and Israel, to Greece and Rome, and into Late AntiquityFeatures cutting-edge research on ethnicity relating to Philistine, Etruscan, and Phoenician identitiesReveals the explicit relationships between ancient and modern ethnicitiesIntroduces an interpretatio.
Other Title Print version: McInerney, Jeremy. A Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterranean. Hoboken : Wiley, ©2014 9781444337341