A transdisciplinary collaboration between ethnologists, linguists, and archaeologists, Ethnicity in historical Amazonia strains the emergence, enlargement, and decline of cultural identities in indigenous Amazonia.
Hornborg and Hill argue that the tendency to hyperlink language, tradition, and biology--essentialist notions of ethnic identities--is a Eurocentric bias that has characterised mostly misguided factors of the distribution of ethnic teams and languages in Amazonia. The facts, in spite of the fact that, indicates a way more fluid courting between geography, language use, ethnic id, and genetics. In Ethnicity in old Amazonia, major linguists, ethnographers, ethnohistorians, and archaeologists interpret their study from a different nonessentialist viewpoint to shape a extra actual photo of the ethnolinguistic variety during this area.
Revealing how ethnic identification development is continually in flux, members express how such tactics might be traced via assorted ethnic markers resembling pottery kinds and languages. students and scholars learning lowland South the US can be specially , as will anthropologists intrigued via its state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary technique.
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