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Ethnic Identity in Greek antiquity

The author demonstrates that the ethnic groups of ancient Greece, like many ethnic groups throughout the world today, were not ultimately racial, linguistic, religious or cultural, but social groups whose 'origins' in extraneous territories were just as often imagined as they were real.
Print Book, English, 1997
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997
xviii, 228 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
9780521580175, 052158017X
1. Phrasing the problem; 2. The nature and expression of ethnicity: an anthropological view; 3. The discursive dimension of ethnic identity; 4. Ethnography and genealogy: an Argolic case-study; 5. Ethnicity and archaeology; 6. Ethnicity and linguistics; 7. Conclusion. Available from ACLS Humanities: Rutgers restricted