Includes bibliographical references (p. 346-355).
|Statement||Eric Michael Vrba.|
|Series||BAR international series -- 1881|
|LC Classifications||GN845.C95 V73 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 355 p. :|
|Number of Pages||355|
|LC Control Number||2009358863|
Ancient German identity in the shadow of the Roman Empire: the impact of Roman trade and contact along the middle Danube frontier, 10 BC - AD Author: Eric Michael Vrba. ‘Identity’ and ‘ethnicity’ are terms that overlap considerably in modern scholarship, as in the use of the phrase ‘ethnic identity’. It is perhaps the comfortable mixture of ‘authenticity’ and dispassionate sociological usage which has encouraged scholars of antiquity to believe that the concept of ethnicity is both precise and less subject to anachronistic overtones than a. The transition of German-speaking people throughout central Europe into a unified nation-state had been developing for some time through alliances formal and informal between princely rulers, as well as the gradual emergence of a German cultural identity. The German identity is largely centered around the common German language, but at the turn of the 19th century, German intellectuals began to develop a sense of artistic and philosophical identity . This provocative and often controversial volume examines concepts of ethnicity, citizenship and nationhood, to determine what constituted cultural identity in the Roman Empire.
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