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A significant other to Ethnicity within the historical Mediterranean provides a complete number of essays contributed via Classical experiences students that discover questions on the subject of ethnicity within the historical Mediterranean international.

Covers subject matters of ethnicity in civilizations starting from old Egypt and Israel, to Greece and Rome, and into past due Antiquity
• beneficial properties state of the art study on ethnicity on the subject of Philistine, Etruscan, and Phoenician identities
• unearths the specific relationships among historical and glossy ethnicities
• Introduces an interpretation of ethnicity as an energetic part of social identification
• Represents a primary wondering of officially accredited and glued different types within the box

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Ethnic cohesion is achieved through interaction between members of intimate networks like close family and friends, effective networks such as kinship or occupation, and the extended networks of neighborhood or social group” (Henson 2006: 19). , parameters of prestige values attributed to the peer group, social equality versus the marking of gender difference, assigning authority versus the marking of social status and elite power) This scheme serves as a theoretical construct. Each of the features may be of significance for shaping a group’s identity, but not all the features of the scheme will have equal significance in each instance.

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In the dynamic process of identification, the relationships between the major constitutive components may be specified in the following way: Ecological adaptation ≫ Identification process ≫ Intentionality ≫> Symbol making and knowledge construction ≫> Technological development Symbol making proliferates in a such a way that microsystems of signs, such as language, play the role of instruments in constructing macrosystems of symbols, such as culture at its most extensive. If the process of identification is always a matter of finding a balance between consciousness both of the Self as an individual and of the role played by the individual in group relations, then constructing one’s identity is naturally related to a person’s kinship relations (identifying with one’s descent), to specific local conditions of community life (identifying with cultural traditions), to a related worldview, and to a culturally specific value system (identifying with a local group’s phenomenology) (Haarmann 1996, 1999).

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