Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives (Anthropology, Culture and Society)

Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives (Anthropology, Culture and Society)

Thomas Hylland Eriksen

Ethnicity and nationalism are pervasive beneficial properties of the modern international, yet how a ways is ethnicity as a result of the cultural transformations, and what sort of is it in reality depending on the sensible use of, and trust in, such adjustments? during this publication, Thomas Hylland Eriksen demonstrates that faraway from being an immutable estate of teams, ethnicity is a dynamic and transferring element of social relationships. Drawing on a variety of vintage and up to date experiences in anthropology and sociology, Eriksen examines the connection among ethnicity, type, gender and nationhood and extra in a lucid and entire manner.

A middle textual content for all scholars of social anthropology and comparable matters, Ethnicity and Nationalism has been a number one advent to the sector in view that its unique ebook in 1993. This new version - accelerated and carefully revised - is critical to an individual heavily drawn to figuring out ethnic phenomena. New issues coated contain cultural estate rights, the function of genetics within the public figuring out of identity, commercialisation of id, and the importance of the net.

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