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  • n. The emergence of a distinct, recognizable, ethnic identity.

Etymologies

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ethno- + -genesis

Examples

  • The new confederations exemplified the widespread process of colonial "ethnogenesis"—the emergence of new ethnic groups and identities from the consolidation of many peoples disrupted by the invasion of European peoples, animals, and microbes.

    languagehat.com: ETHNOGENESIS.

  • What can be concluded here is Pashtun ethnogenesis occurred during the Mughal period after an Afghan identity congealed in Persian historiography and before the Pathan identity took root in English language texts.

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier

  • The studentorgs link is the usual Hungarian right-wing pseudoscience regarding Magyar ethnogenesis.

    languagehat.com: PARADICSOM.

  • I'm well aware that Gumilev (GumilYOV, just in case) is, mildly speaking, controversial in his theories (but not, I hear, in his scholarship on Turkic peoples as long as it can be separated from his ethnogenesis and passionarity stuff).

    languagehat.com: IDIOCENTRISM.

  • Gumilev is a lot of fun but does have to be handled with care; he had some crackpot theories about ethnogenesis and the like and shouldn't be equated with more scientific historians.

    languagehat.com: IDIOCENTRISM.

  • The Ossetians are an Iranian people whose ethnogenesis lies along the Don River.

    Earthfiles.com Articles

  • It all began as a communist controlled "Macedonian" ethnogenesis on August 1, 1941 with Comintern (Communist International), Stalin´s right-hand instrument, dispatching the following directive to Tito and Dimitrov, the communist leaders of Yugoslavia and Bulgaria, respectively (from Tsola Dragojceva, 1979): Macedonia must be attached to Yugoslavia for practical reasons and for the sake of expediency.

    American Chronicle

  • These data will be a great boon to historians trying to understand the patterns of ethnogenesis in pre-modern Europe.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • 84 In work on the peopling of southern Mozambique (ironically, an academic version of colonizers 'ethnographic cartography, albeit motivated by a different agenda), historians have devoted most of their attention to the "puzzle" of Tsonga origins, in the process sketching the Magude areaboth narratively and in pictorial maps emblazoned with bold arrows symbolizing each people's trajectory of migration and settlement as a place of dynamic population movement, ethnogenesis, and ethnic change.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • (The Balkars -- a Turkic-speaking people whose ethnogenesis remains unclear -- currently constitute approximately 10 percent of the total 786,200 population of the KBR;

    Spero News

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