Migration History in World History: Multidisciplinary Approaches
Jan Lucassen, Leo Lucassen, Patrick Manning
BRILL, Jan 1, 2010 - History - 289 pages
"Migration is the talk of the town. On the whole, however, the current situation is seen as resulting from unique political upheavals. Such a-historical interpretations ignore the fact that migration is a fundamental phenomenon in human societies from the beginning and plays a crucial role in the cultural, economic, political and social developments and innovations. So far, however, most studies are limited to the last four centuries, largely ignoring the spectacular advances made in other disciplines which study the °deep pastŪ, like anthropology, archaeology, population genetics and linguistics, and that reach back as far as 80.000 years ago. This is the first book that offers an overview of the state of the art in these disciplines and shows how historians and social scientists working in the recent past can profit from their insights."--Publisher description..
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Part II Biological Approaches
Population Genetics and the Migration of Modern Humans Homo Sapiens
A Brief Introduction to a Geochemical Method Used in Assessing Migration in Biological Anthropology
Part III Linguistic Approaches
A View from Historical Linguistics and Archaeology
Linguistic Testimony and Migration Histories
The ArchaeoLinguistics of Migration
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