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The Question of Identity: Ethnicity, Language, Religion, and Gender

Before Islam:  Overview

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Recommended Readings & Audio Visual Titles


Eriksen, T. Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives. London: Pluto Press, 1993.

Diaz-Andreu, M., et al. The Archaeology of Identity. London: Routledge, 2005.

Jacobsen, T. Treasures of Darkness: A History of Mesopotamian Religion. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1976.

Quirke, S. Ancient Egyptian Religion. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1992.


“Fun with Aramaic.” Office of News & Communications: Duke University. Link to resourcenew window (accessed May 7, 2010).

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