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

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  • Title: Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives (Anthropology, Culture and Society)
  • Author: Thomas Hylland Eriksen
  • ISBN: 9780745318875
  • Page: 444
  • Format: Paperback

↠ Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives (Anthropology, Culture and Society) ↠ Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives (Anthropology, Culture and Society), Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Ethnicity and Nationalism Anthropological Perspectives Anthropology Culture and Society Ethnicity and nationalism are pervasive features of the contemporary world but how far is ethnicity a result of cultural differences and how much is it in fact dependent on the practical use of and belief in such differences In this book Thomas Hylland Eriksen demonstrates that far from being an immuta ↠ Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives (Anthropology, Culture and Society) ↠ Thomas Hylland Eriksen - Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives (Anthropology, Culture and Society), Ethnicity and Nationalism Anthropological Perspectives Anthropology Culture and Society Ethnicity and nationalism are pervasive features of the contemporary world but how far is ethnicity a result of cultural differences and how much is it in fact dependent on the practical use of and

  • ↠ Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives (Anthropology, Culture and Society) ↠ Thomas Hylland Eriksen
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Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives (Anthropology, Culture and Society)

About "Thomas Hylland Eriksen"

  1. Thomas Hylland Eriksen

    Thomas Hylland Eriksen born 6 February 1962 is professor of social anthropology at the University of Oslo Born in Oslo, he has done field work in Trinidad and Mauritius His fields of research include identity, nationalism, globalisation and identity politics Eriksen finished his dr polit degree in 1991, and was made professor in 1995, at the age of 33 In the years 1993 2001 he was editor of the journal Samtiden.A considerable portion of Eriksen s work has focused on popularizing social anthropology and conveying basic cultural relativism as well as criticism of Norwegian nationalism in the Norwegian public debate He has written the basic textbook used in the introductory courses in social anthropology at most Scandinavian universities The book, Small Places Large Issues in English, is also used in introductory courses in many other countries, and has been widely translated, as has his other major textbook, Ethnicity and Nationalism Anthropological Perspectives Eriksen is a frequent contributor of newspaper pieces in Scandinavia.In 2011, Professor Eriksen was awarded an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council Under the heading OVERHEATING , he now directs research on three major crises of globalisation economy finance, environment climate and identity culture This project is both comparative and interdisciplinary Starting in late 2012, it will be completed in 2016.He is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

741 Comments

  1. This is an extremely useful, empirically well informed introductory overview that adds significantly to our body of knowledge in the ethnicity and nationalism studies area by weaving together approaches to and understandings of ethnicity, nations and nationalsm, and anthropology.The surprising thing I find is that so much of ethnicity and nationalism studies my work area fails to take account of anthropological understandings and approaches While Erikson clearly has his view, he is fair to the l [...]


  2. The book highlights a very important topic which is ethnicity What interested me the most is how ethnicity is situational It is like an illusion in our minds that, if left undetected, can control our lives However, I found the last three chapters useless, as a layperson for sure





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