Ethnic Groups and Boundaries: The Social Organization of Culture Difference

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Fredrik Barth
Waveland Press, 1969 - Social Science - 153 pages
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This classic is regarded as the seminal text from which stems much current anthropological thinking about ethnicity. This text opens with Barth's invaluable thirty-page essay that introduces readers to important theoretical issues in the analysis of ethnic groups.

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Harald Eidheim
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Fredrik Barth is a research fellow of the Norwegian Ministry of Culture and Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Anthropology at Emory University.

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