Mediterranean Identities in the Premodern Era: Islands, Entrepts, Empires

Mediterranean Identities in the Premodern Era: Islands, Entrepts, Empires

by John Watkins
     
 

Defining the Mediterranean as a coherent region with distinct patterns of social, political, and cultural exchange, this interdisciplinary collection explores the production, modification, and circulation of identities based on religion, ethnicity, profession, gender, within three distinctive Mediterranean geographies. Contributors address such topics as

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Defining the Mediterranean as a coherent region with distinct patterns of social, political, and cultural exchange, this interdisciplinary collection explores the production, modification, and circulation of identities based on religion, ethnicity, profession, gender, within three distinctive Mediterranean geographies. Contributors address such topics as interreligious conflict and accommodation; immigration and diaspora; polylingualism; classical imitation and canon formation; traffic in sacred objects; Mediterranean slavery; and the dream of a reintegrated Roman empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781409455998
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
07/28/2014
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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