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The Archaeology Of Ethnicity: Constructing Identities in the Past and Present / Edition 1

The Archaeology Of Ethnicity: Constructing Identities in the Past and Present / Edition 1

by Sian Jones, S. Jones
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ISBN-13: 9780415141581
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/28/1997
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 The Archaeological Identification of Peoples and Cultures


Social Archaeology and Ethnicity: An Ambivalent Relationship

The Case of Romanization

3 Taxonomies of Difference: The Classification of Peoples in the

Human Sciences

Race, Culture and Language in Nineteenth-Century Thought

From Race to Culture: The Conceptualization of Difference in the Early to Mid-Twentieth Century

The Emergence of Ethnicity as a Primary Taxonomic Category

4 Ethnicity: The Conceptual and

Theoretical Terrain

The Conceptualization of Ethnicity

The Primordial Imperative

Instrumental Ethnicities

An Integrated Theoretical Approach?

5 Multidimensional Ethnicity: Towards a Contextual Analytical Framework

A Working Definition of Ethnicity

Towards a Practice Theory of Ethnicity

Differential Loci of Ethnicity

The `Pure Products go Crazy'? Historical Models of Ethnicity

6 Ethnicity and Material Culture: Towards a Theoretical Basis for the Interpretation of Ethnicity in Archaeology

Problems with the

Idea of Archaeological Cultures as Ethnic Entities

The Dichotomy Between Style and Function: New Archaeology and the Conceptualization of Ethnicity

Stylistic Communication and Ethnicity

Material Culture, Human Agency and Social Structure

Ethnicity and Material Culture

7 Conclusions: Constructing Identities in the Past and the Present

A Comparative Theory of Ethnicity

Romanization Reconsidered

Archaeology and the Politics of Identity

archaeologists (American Antiquity)

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