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The Language of Ethnicity

Aaron P. Johnson

in Ethnicity and Argument in Eusebius' Praeparatio Evangelica

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199296132
eISBN:
9780191712302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296132.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter argues for the value of a discursive approach to ethnicity — one that looks for the mechanisms of its construction within social interaction, especially as a process of boundary ... More


Specter of the Jews: Emperor Julian and the Rhetoric of Ethnicity in Syrian Antioch

Ari Finkelstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298729
eISBN:
9780520970779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298729.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The book investigates how the emperor Julian (361–63 c.e.) uses Jews as ethnic Judeans in his hellenizing project to define Hellenic identity and to disqualify and delegitimize Christian ethnic ... More


Introduction

Robert Post

in Another Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183221
eISBN:
9780199851041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183221.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores how one can fashion political and legal institutions to govern the people, all together, on this earth. For centuries, there have been articulated issues of morality and ethics ... More


Appropriation and Incorporation: From Island Village to Capital City

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

Chapter Four opens with a brief overview of the P'urhépecha region, and a discussion of the practices of day and night of the dead, and dances of old men prior to nationalist appropriation. Using a ... More


Introduction: Emperor Julian’s Jewish Gambit

Ari Finkelstein

in Specter of the Jews: Emperor Julian and the Rhetoric of Ethnicity in Syrian Antioch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298729
eISBN:
9780520970779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298729.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter situates the book within scholarly discourse about the place of Jews in the late antique Roman Empire, a topic of interest to both historians of Jewish and Roman history. The book ... More


Were the Ancient Jews a Nation?

Seth Schwartz

in Early Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479896950
eISBN:
9781479825707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896950.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Historians’ definitions of ancient Jewish identity, whether as a race, a people, a nation, an ethnic group, or a religious community, have been influenced by modern ideologies, which do not always ... More


Introduction

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/9780801445941.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's main purpose, which is to try to make some sense of the mystique surrounding Lev Nikolaevich Gumilev. The motivation for this book came from two broad ... More


The Nature of Ethnicity

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/9780801445941.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses Gumilev's ideas on the nature of ethnicity. The ethnic unit or ethnos (plural: ethnies) is conceived as one of the most fundamental and durable categories of human ... 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


Ethnicity as Ideology and Politics

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/9780801445941.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines discourses around “ethnos theory” and nationality policy. It first considers Stalinist doctrines that defined the nature of ethnicity as manifested within the individual ... More


Biopolitics and the Ubiquity of Ethnicity

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/9780801445941.003.0010
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines Gumilev's influence on new biopolitical preoccupations with the factor of ethnicity. One indication of the influence of Gumilevian perspectives on the nature of ethnicity is the ... More


Race by any other name: Islam and the contestation of citizenship

Shailja Sharma

in Postcolonial Minorities in Britain and France: In the Hyphen of the Nation-State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993993
eISBN:
9781526121028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993993.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how a religion like Islam and its rise to prominence has become a covert way to talk about race. This is both historically true and is being practiced in contemporary Europe. ... More


Preliminaries: Kinship Terminology in Thucydides

Maria Fragoulaki

in Kinship in Thucydides: Intercommunal Ties and Historical Narrative

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697779
eISBN:
9780191758386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697779.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Starting from the terms xyngeneia and xyngenes, this chapter deals with the variety and versatility of Thucydides’ kinship language that goes well beyond the standard linguistic signifiers of ... More


The Language Prism

Ilan Stavans

in Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169448
eISBN:
9780231537728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169448.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses Jorge J. E. Gracia's failure to look at language as a prism through which to analyze human experience, arguing that language is one of the most significant elements shaping the ... More


Scientific Tribes and Totalizing Myths

Nasser Zakariya

in A Final Story: Science, Myth, and Beginnings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226476124
eISBN:
9780226500737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500737.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Contrary to extensive critique of cultural and epistemological syntheses, a number of scientists promoted what they and others pronounced a new myth, endorsing a broad universalism. The syntheses of ... More


The Visions of Cornelius and Peter

Dennis R. MacDonald

in Does the New Testament Imitate Homer?: Four Cases from the Acts of the Apostles

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300097702
eISBN:
9780300129892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300097702.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter investigates each of the five scenes in Acts 10:1–11:18, four of which resonate with Iliad 2. Luke begins his tale like this: “There was a certain man in Caesarea, Cornelius by name, ... More


Introduction: Reframing Indian Political Thought

Pradip Kumar Datta and Sanjay Palshikar

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the reframing of Indian political thought (IPT). It discusses how IPT has gained distinctive tradition and highlights the ... More


Multiculturalism, Right-Wing Populism and the Crisis of Social Democracy

Susi Meret and Birte Siim

in The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter takes a less optimistic view about the future of social democracy, showing how right-populist and anti-immigration parties have exploited weaknesses in the Nordic model and appropriated ... More


Community and Ethnos

Robert J. C. Young

in The Common Growl: Toward a Poetics of Precarious Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823270910
eISBN:
9780823270965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270910.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter takes on the theorization of community implemented by Giorgio Agamben, adopting the idea of ethnos as it has been used to reformulate the community in service of the nation state. In ... More


Three Questions for a Regional Study of Religion

Maria Mili

in Religion and Society in Ancient Thessaly

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718017
eISBN:
9780191787447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718017.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The chapter examines the questions and structure of other regional studies of Greek religion and argues that by delineating their subject matter as cults and sanctuaries, which are supposedly more ... More


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