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Colonized Bodies, Worlds Transformed: Toward a Global Bioarchaeology of Contact and Colonialism

Melissa S. Murphy and Haagen D. Klaus (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813060750
eISBN:
9780813051918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060750.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Contact between separate human cultures have led to some significant adaptive transitions of humankind, particularly the collision between the Eastern and the Western Hemispheres beginning in A.D. ... More


Strategies and Means

Andreas Wimmer

in Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

This chapter offers a new taxonomy of how actors draw ethnic boundaries and how they can attempt to make them relevant. It distinguishes between five main strategies of boundary making: to redraw a ... More


Arrival

John F. Drinkwater

in The Alamanni and Rome 213-496: (Caracalla to Clovis)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199295685
eISBN:
9780191711718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295685.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The first phase of contact between the Alamanni and Rome lasted from 213 to the end of the 3rd century. The Alamanni were not part of any great invading Germanic ‘folk-migration’ (‘Völkerwanderung’); ... More


Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas

Kelly J. Knudson and Christopher M. Stojanowski (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036786
eISBN:
9780813041865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036786.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book represents an important shift in the interpretation of skeletal remains in the Americas. Until recently, bioarchaeology has focused on interpreting and analyzing populations. The chapters ... More


Skulls, Scalps, and Seminoles

Cameron B. Strang

in Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469640471
eISBN:
9781469640495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640471.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the Second Seminole War (1835–1842) and how whites and natives both developed new knowledge about the Seminoles as a unique ethnic group through violence against each other’s ... More


Bridging Histories: The Bioarchaeology of Identity in Postcontact Florida

KELLY J. KNUDSON and CHRISTOPHER M. STOJANOWSKI

in Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036786
eISBN:
9780813041865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036786.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the changing fabric of community organization and identity during the late-precontact and early-historic periods (early eighteenth century) in Spanish Florida. Changes in ... More


Post-Tiwanaku Ethnogenesis in the Coastal Moquegua Valley, Peru

KELLY J. KNUDSON and CHRISTOPHER M. STOJANOWSKI

in Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036786
eISBN:
9780813041865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036786.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In the South Central Andes, a number of different cultural groups emerged in the wake of the collapse of the Tiwanaku polity. Among the cultural groups to emerge in the wake of this collapse were the ... More


Surviving Contact: Biological Transformation, Burial, and Ethnogenesis in the Colonial Lambayeque Valley, North Coast of Peru

KELLY J. KNUDSON and CHRISTOPHER M. STOJANOWSKI

in Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036786
eISBN:
9780813041865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036786.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The profound biocultural interchange resulting from European contact produced a variety of indigenous experiences. In this chapter, multiple lines of evidence are integrated to infer the changing ... More


The People Are King: The Making of an Indigenous Andean Politics

S. Elizabeth Penry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780195161601
eISBN:
9780190073930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195161601.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The People Are King traces the transformation of Andean communities under Inca and Spanish rule. The sixteenth-century Spanish resettlement policy known as reducción was pivotal to this ... More


Introduction

Peter Webb

in Imagining the Arabs: Arab Identity and the Rise of Islam

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474408264
eISBN:
9781474421867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408264.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Arab identity is an intriguing conundrum. It is commonly presumed that Arabs originated as a distinct and essentially homogenous community of ancient Arabian Bedouin who were separate from other ... More


Imagining Ancient Arabs: Sources and Controversies

Peter Webb

in Imagining the Arabs: Arab Identity and the Rise of Islam

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474408264
eISBN:
9781474421867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408264.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

The study of Arab identity begins with the foundational question: when did people begin to call themselves Arabs and form an Arab community? The process of Arab community formation is much debated, ... More


Arabness from the Qur’an to an Ethnos

Peter Webb

in Imagining the Arabs: Arab Identity and the Rise of Islam

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474408264
eISBN:
9781474421867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408264.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Pursuing the references to ‘Arabs’ in the Islamic-era poetry examined in Chapter 2, this chapter explores the processes by which Arab identity developed as a new form of community in early Islam. ... More


Introduction

Brent Maner

in Germany's Ancient Pasts: Archaeology and Historical Interpretation since 1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226592916
eISBN:
9780226593104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593104.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Archaeology in Germany has often been a form of self-investigation. Especially in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, stories of national origins treated pre- and early history as the ... More


Ethnogenesis, Passionarnost′, and the Biosphere

Mark Bassin

in The Gumilev Mystique: Biopolitics, Eurasianism, and the Construction of Community in Modern Russia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801445941
eISBN:
9781501703393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801445941.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses Gumilev's theory of ethnogenesis. Generally speaking, ethnogenesis proceeded in the following manner. At certain historical moments, certain regions of the earth's surface were ... More


A Thrice-Told Tel: The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis

Steven Weitzman

in The Origin of the Jews: The Quest for Roots in a Rootless Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174600
eISBN:
9781400884933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174600.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the use of archaeology to shed light on the history of the Israelites from whom the Jews emerged—a process of “ethnogenesis”—by focusing on an archaeological expedition ... More


Embodying Place

in Being and Well-Being: Health and the Working Bodies of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771573
eISBN:
9780804775793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771573.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter considers the changes in work and health that have taken place in the United States, California, and the Silicon Valley region. It begins by identifying the five recurrent themes that ... More


The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis: Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco

Barbara L. Voss

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813061252
eISBN:
9780813051277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061252.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis: Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco sheds light on the genesis of the Californios, a community of military settlers who forged a new identity on the ... More


Collective Solidarity

Peter Turchin

in Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691180779
eISBN:
9781400889310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180779.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter discusses the dynamics underlying collective solidarity, building the theory by inferring group dynamics from interactions between individuals and polity dynamics from interactions ... More


The Metaethnic Frontier Theory

Peter Turchin

in Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691180779
eISBN:
9781400889310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180779.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter describes a theory that specifies the variables responsible for the increase or decline of asabiya—the metaethnic frontier theory. According to the metaethnic frontier theory, metaethnic ... More


Case Studies

Peter Turchin

in Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691180779
eISBN:
9781400889310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180779.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter presents case studies of historical dynamics in two polities: France and Russia in the longue durée (from the origins to 1900 C.E.). It first considers the dynamics of asabiya and the ... More


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