9780202308432

Ethos and Identity: Three Studies in Ethnicity

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  • ISBN13:

    9780202308432

  • ISBN10:

    020230843X

  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2006-03-15
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Ethos and Identity asks the ever-puzzling question: What is ethnicity and how is it to be explained? In a new introduction to this work, Athena Leossi describes Epsteinís response to this challenging age-old query, and demonstrates why this classic volume is of continuing importance. Originally published thirty years ago, Ethos and Identity still fascinates the twenty-first century reader. Ethos and Identity asks the ever-puzzling question: What is ethnicity and how is it to be explained? In a new introduction to this work, Athena Leossi describes Epsteinís response to this challenging age-old query, and demonstrates why this classic volume is of continuing importance.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the AldineTransaction Edition ix
Preface xxi
1. Exploring Ethnic Identity 1(112)
Introduction
1(4)
Identity: some preliminary soundings
5(3)
'Tribalism' on the Copperbelt
8(8)
Tribal associations
16(7)
'Tribe', 'class, and 'situation'
23(4)
Urban-dwellers and tribal chiefs
27(13)
Ethnic identity and social change in Melanesia
40(14)
The crisis of Tolai identity
54(7)
Aspects of Jewish identity in the United States
61(6)
The second generation in Yankee City
67(7)
From gilded ghetto to the suburbs
74(10)
A 'non-Jewish' Jew?
84(7)
Ethnicity and identity
91(22)
2. Military Ethos and Ethnic Ranking on the Copperbelt 113(26)
3. Identification with the Grandparents and Ethnic Identity 139(18)
Notes 157(11)
References 168(7)
Name Index 175(2)
Subject Index 177

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