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Ethnicity, Identity, and History

Essays in Memory of Werner J. Cahnman

by Joseph B. Maier

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Multicultural studies,
  • Social issues,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Race And Ethnic Relations,
  • Sociology,
  • United States,
  • Cahnman, Werner Jacob,
  • Cahnman, Werner Jacob,,
  • 1902-,
  • Jews

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8116704M
    ISBN 100878554610
    ISBN 109780878554614

    Ethnicity, on the other hand, is the word used to describe the cultural identity of a person. These identities can include language, religion, nationality, ancestry, dress, and customs. Some ethnic groups also share linguistic traits, while others share a common group history but not a . The word identity is defined as the set of personal and behavioral characteristics which define an individual as a member of a certain group. Based on race, ethnicity, religion, language and culture people distinguish themselves from other groups and form their understanding and pride in who they are.

    Multicultural Perspectives on Race, Ethnicity, and Identity illustrates the multiple ways that racial, ethnic, individual, and group identity and sense of belonging are etched in our collective history, deeply ingrained in the process of our birth and growth as a nation. This has occurred on an internal and individual level, in our. This pioneering study explores early medieval Frankish identity as a window into the formation of a distinct Western conception of ethnicity. Focusing on the turbulent and varied history of Frankish identity in Merovingian and Carolingian historiography, it offers a new basis for comparing the history of collective and ethnic identity in the Christian West with other contexts, especially the.

    A Surprisingly Vast List of Ethnic Groups From Around the World. The following article covers a list of ethnic groups in America as well as some other ethnic groups from other parts of the world. This Historyplex article will give an overview of the meaning of ethnicity, and how it has flourished in different parts of the world. Our work, summarized in our recent book Ethnicity in College, builds on this research by taking a closer look at how diverse college campuses (where students of color outnumber white students) affect students and, in particular, their sense of identity (Ortiz and Santos ).


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Book Description This pioneering study explores early medieval Frankish identity as a window into the formation of a distinct Western conception of ethnicity. It offers a new basis for comparing the history of collective and ethnic identity in the Christian West with other contexts, especially the Islamic and Byzantine cturer: Cambridge University Press.

Book Description This pioneering study explores early medieval Frankish identity as a window into the formation of a distinct Western conception of ethnicity. It offers a new basis for comparing the history of collective and ethnic identity in the Christian West with other contexts, especially the Islamic and Byzantine worlds.

Ethnicity, Identity, and the Development of Nationalism in Iran (Modern Intellectual and Political History of the Middle East) Hardcover – July 8, by David Yaghoubian (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: 6.

Ethnicity, Identity, and History. DOI link for Ethnicity, Identity, and History. Ethnicity, Identity, and History bookCited by: 1. From the introduction: "When we speak of ethnicity, we bring into view a particular kind of sentiment about group identity wherein groups of individuals view themselves as being alike by virtue of their common ancestry.

It is something of a truism to point out that ethnicity has played an important role in the history of Judaism, both in the postbiblical era and prior to reason for. Ethnicity and Identity in Herodotus is one facet of a project that intends to bring Portuguese and English-speaking scholars of antiquity into closer cooperation.

It has united a cross-section of North American classicists with a distinguished cohort of Portuguese and Brazilian experts on Greek literature and history writing in English.

The world is home to thousands of ethnic groups, from the Han Chinese—the largest ethnic group in the world—to the smallest indigenous groups, some of which include only a few dozen people. Almost all of these groups possess a shared history, language, religion, and culture, which provide group members with a common identity.

Cognitive components of ethnic identity refer to an individual’s knowledge about his or her ethnic group, such as cultural traditions and history. Finally, value orientations, which refer to cultural values associated with a group’s ethnicity (such as collectivism and familism), are another important aspect of ethnic identity.

In contrast with Cohen, McDonald takes ethnohistory seriously as a cultural object: ‘modern ethnic or minority identity is commonly sought through historicist argument: the present is understood by reference to the past, and the interpretation of the past is made to generate the present’ (McDonald, ).

Defining Ethnicity & Nationality (These terms are often confused with race) are actually made up of diverse ethnic groups. The United States is a perfect example of this reality. Many people like to make ethnic distinctions as well as national distinctions to hold on to their ethnic culture and identity.

Moreover, this book restores unity to the field of history, revealing the common concerns of historians who have specialized in immigration, ethnicity, gender, kinship, labor, education, religion, music, public policy, and urban life."--Patricia Nelson Limerick, University of Colorado at BoulderReviews:   Bringing together a variety of themes that have recently become the focus of study – ethnicity, the uses and nature of history and the likelihood of objectivity in historical telling – the book will be of great interest ot students in the social sciences, anthropology, politics, history.

While a sense of ethnic identity may coexist with racial identity (Chinese Americans among Asian or Irish American among European or White, for example), the long history of the United States as a settler, conqueror, and slave society, and the formal and informal inscription of racialized groupings into law and social stratification schemes has bestowed upon race a fundamental social identification role in the.

Ethnic identity is thought to develop in early adolescence through young adulthood. As a result, relatively less is known about the ethnic identity processes in older populations, but it should. Book Description Gerald Sider explores the dynamics of the struggle for racial and ethnic identities in the southern United States, focusing on the Lumbee Indians of North by:   Pp.

xxxiv, ISBN: This book, by associate professor of history at California State University in San Bernardino David Yaghoubian, discusses how nationalism in Iran could be a factor in uniting the minority and majority ethnic groups to.

Elections are also a Petri dish for research, and this book allows Besco to focus his political scientist's lens on ethnic identity and how it plays out at the ballot box.

Using survey research. Ethnic Identity in Tang China is the first work in any language to explore comprehensively the construction of ethnicity during the dynasty that reigned over China for roughly three centuries, from to Often viewed as one of the most cosmopolitan regimes in China's past, the Tang had roots in Inner Asia, and its rulers continued to have.

Ethnicity. Nationality. Race. Identity. Culture. Heritage. Despite the lack of scientific grounding, racial groups often have meaningful shared history, culture, or subcultures, so this is a important category of identity and was rightfully placed on your list.

InWilliam Ripley wrote a book, The Races of Europe, in which he. In ethnic conflict: Theories of ethnic identity as the primordialist approach, explains ethnicity as a fixed characteristic of individuals and communities. According to primordialists, ethnicity is embedded in inherited biological attributes, a long history of practicing cultural differences, or both.

Our Ph.D. program boasts a core strength in historical approaches to race, ethnicity, and identity in national and transnational contexts. With 11 faculty—six of whom are jointly appointed with the Institute for Ethnic Studies—our concentration in Race, Ethnicity, and Identity clusters around three main groups—African Americans, Indigenous Peoples of the Americas, and Latin Americans.

Twentieth-century Los Angeles has been the locus of one of the most profound and complex interactions between variant cultures in American history. Yet this study is among the first to examine the relationship between ethnicity and identity among the largest immigrant group to that city/5(9).

There is currently a burgeoning interest in both sociology and politics around questions of ethnicity, nationalism and related issues such as identity politics and minority rights.

Ethnicities is a cross-disciplinary journal that will provide a critical dialogue between these debates in sociology and politics, and related disciplines.