Ethnic Groups of Europe: An Encyclopedia: An Encyclopedia

ABC-CLIO
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Part of a five-volume series on ethnic groups around the world, Ethnic Groups of Europe: An Encyclopedia provides detailed descriptions of more than 100 European ethnic and national groups. Each entry provides an overview of the group as well as in-depth information on the group's origins and early history, cultural life, and recent developments. Among the information presented for each group are global and national population figures and accounts of geographical distribution, diaspora populations, the group's historic homeland, predominant religions and languages, and related groups. The entries also highlight places, people, and events of particular importance to each group, and sidebars introduce related topics of interest.

Throughout the text, special attention is focused on the relationship between ethnicity and nationalism. An explanation of the methodology used for selecting the ethnic groups in the encyclopedia is also provided, as is an introductory essay on the topic of ethnicity in Europe.

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About the author

Jeffrey E. Cole is professor of anthropology and chair of the Department of Anthropology at Connecticut College, New London, CT.

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Publisher
ABC-CLIO
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Published on
May 25, 2011
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Pages
442
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ISBN
9781598843033
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Language
English
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Genres
Reference / Encyclopedias
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / General
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