Ethnic Identity in Greek Antiquity
By (author) Jonathan M. Hall
Normal Price: $72.95
Your Price: $65.66 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.28 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Ethnic Identity in Greek Antiquity by Jonathan M. Hall
Book DescriptionIn this book Jonathan Hall seeks to demonstrate that the ethnic groups of ancient Greece, like many ethnic groups throughout the world today, were not ultimately racial, linguistic, religious or cultural groups, but social groups whose 'origins' in extraneous territories were just as often imagined as they were real. Adopting an explicitly anthropological point of view, he examines the evidence of literature, archaeology and linguistics to elucidate the nature of ethnic identity in ancient Greece. Rather than treating Greek ethnic groups as 'natural' or 'essential' - let alone 'racial' - entities, he emphasises the active, constructive and dynamic role of ethnography, genealogy, material culture and language in shaping ethnic consciousness. An introductory chapter outlines the history of the study of ethnicity in Greek antiquity.
Buy Ethnic Identity in Greek Antiquity book by Jonathan M. Hall from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521789998
(228mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 26-Jun-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jonathan M. Hall
Artifact and Artifice, Paperback (February 2014)
Is it possible to trace the footprints of the historical Sokrates in Athens? Is the tomb beneath the high altar of St Peter's Basilica home to the apostle Peter? This book examines the relationship between ancient history and archaeology and reveals the possibilities and limitations of using archaeological evidence in writing about the past.
History of the Archaic Greek World, Ca. 1200-479 BCE, Paperback (August 2013)
The newly updated and expanded A History of the Archaic Greek World provides theme-based coverage of the years 1200 479 BCE. By revisiting the evidence from the period with a critical and analytical eye, Jonathan M.
Ethnic Identity in Greek Antiquity, Hardback (April 1997)» View all books by Jonathan M. Hall
An illuminating examination of ethnic groups in ancient Greece, now available in paperback.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Ethnic Identity in Greek Antiquity book by Jonathan M. Hall and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.