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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Archaeology of the Métis

Kisha Supernant.

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: North American Archaeology; Race and Ethnicity. 9435 words.

This article reviews the history of Métis archaeological research in Canada. The Métis of Canada arose as a distinct Indigenous identity in the postcontact period and provide an interesting...

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Visiting Gonjorong’s Cave

Valda Blundell, Donny Woolagoodja, Janet Oobagooma and Leah Umbagai.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region; Race and Ethnicity. 10142 words.

This chapter focuses on Gonjorong’s Cave, a rock shelter in the Kimberley region of northwest Australia. Gonjorong’s Cave contains paintings of anthropomorphic figures known as Wandjina, a...

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Native American Diaspora and Ethnogenesis

Craig N. Cipolla.

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: North American Archaeology; Migration Studies; Race and Ethnicity. 10884 words.

This chapter considers the current state and future of archaeological studies of Native American diaspora and ethnogenesis. It begins with an exploration of the broader literature...

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The Construction of an Identity and the Politics of Remembering

Carmen A. Laguer Díaz.

in The Oxford Handbook of Caribbean Archaeology

March 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; North American Archaeology; Race and Ethnicity. 4644 words.

This article examines nation building and its perpetuation through social memory and social identity theory to understand how it affects, and is affected by, the politics surrounding...

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The Jews in Roman Egypt

Andrew Harker.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Egypt

June 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Egyptian Archaeology; Race and Ethnicity. 6271 words.

This article examines the status, history, and development of the Jewish communities in Alexandria and Egypt during the Roman period, using the evidence from literary writings of Philo and...

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