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Comparative Anthropology of Ancient Greece

by Marcel Detienne

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Published by Center for Hellenic Studies .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Social history,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Archaeology,
  • History / Ancient / Greece

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHellenic Studies Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7691703M
    ISBN 100674021258
    ISBN 109780674021259

    More broadly, she engages with long-term Mediterranean history and anthropology, and comparative and cross-disciplinary approaches to the study of pre-modern societies. Her book Singing for the Gods: Performances of Myth and Ritual in Archaic and Classical Greece (Oxford, ; ppb. ) explores the vital role of religious song in effecting.   Art's Agency and Art History re-articulates the relationship of the anthropology of art to key methodological and theoretical approaches in art history, sociology, and linguistics.. Explores important concepts and perspectives in the anthropology of art; Includes nine groundbreaking case studies by an internationally renowned group of art historians and art .

    A major study of a formidable intellectual problem. Starting from twelve years of archival and field research Harvard sociologist Patterson makes sophisticated use of Marxist and structuralist theory to weld the various examples&#;ranging from ancient Greece to Islamic slave societies to the American South&#;into a cogent discussion of the nature and structure of . Marcel Detienne, The Greeks and Us: A Comparative Anthropology of Ancient Greece, (English translation: ) Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan, Anthropology and development. Understanding contemporary social change, ; Nicholas Wade, Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors,

    I come to the field of Religious Studies from the disciplines of philology and literary analysis. As an undergraduate, I studied the languages, literatures, and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Israel. I received my PhD in Comparative Literature, emphasizing the intersection of .   34 See, for example, Tylor, E. B., Anthropology: An Introduction to the Study of Man and Civilization (London, ); Morgan, Lewis Henry, Ancient Society: Or, Researches in the Lines of Human Progress from Savagery, through Barbarism to Civilization (New York, ).Cited by: 2.


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Comparative Anthropology of Ancient Greece looks at the anthropology of the Greeks and other cultures across space and time, and in the process discovers aspects of the art of comparability.

Historians and ethnologists can pool a wealth of knowledge about different cultures across space and time.5/5(1). He argues that such approaches can be seen as narrow-minded and often covertly nationalistic.

Detienne advocates what he calls 'comparative anthropology' which sets out to illuminate the comparisons and contrasts between the beliefs, practices and institutions of different ancient and modern by: About the Author (s) See all: Hellenic Studies Series.

Comparative Anthropology of Ancient Greece looks at the anthropology of the Greeks and other cultures across space and time, and in the process discovers aspects of the art of comparability. Historians and ethnologists can pool a wealth of knowledge about different cultures across space and time.

Comparative Anthropology of Ancient Greece looks at the anthropology of the Greeks and other cultures across space and time, and in the process discovers aspects of the art of comparability.

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Start by marking “The Greeks and Us: A Comparative Anthropology of Ancient Greece” as Want to /5. The Greeks and Us: A Comparative Anthropology of Ancient Greece Marcel Detienne, Janet Lloyd (trans.) The human race is all too pre-disposed to think in terms of us and them.

Europeans have always laid claim to the Ancient Greeks they are our Greeks, our ancestors but their legacy reaches further than we could ever imagine. Marcel Detienne’s new book does not systematize fields of information in the manner of his most renowned earlier works.

1 While visibly engaged in the same enterprise as, say, The Masters of Truth in Archaic Greece, The Greeks and Us is a more programmatic and polemical book. It proposes a double-disciplinary approach to the ancient Greeks in which history conjoins with anthropology Author: Nickolas Pappas.

The Anthropology of Ancient Greece (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Anthropology of Ancient Greece. Author. Gernet, Professor Louis John. Publisher. The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Phrasikleia: An Anthropology of Reading in Ancient Greece - Jesper Svenbro - Google Books First published in French inthis extraordinary book.

Comparative Anthropology of Ancient Greece looks at the anthropology of the Greeks and other cultures across space and time, and in the process discovers aspects of the art of comparability.

Historians and ethnologists can pool a wealth of knowledge about different cultures across space and time/5(5). Marcel Detienne, Comparative Anthropology of Ancient Greece Preface. Doing Anthropology with the Greeks Part I.

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This volume brings together new anthropological research on the Greek crisis. With a number of contributions from academics based in Greece, the book addresses a number of key issues such as the refugee crisis, far-right extremism and the psychological impact of.

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So how should we envisage a project such as a comparative anthropology of ancient Greece. We are at this point reaching the very nub of the question of a comparative approach. Once historians of the France “before” France and the Germany “before” Germany appeared, nationalism became the dominant feature in the early form of historical science.

The first section of the book deals with the history of the relationship of classical studies and anthropology. In the second section the more material aspects of ancient Greek life are considered and the author relates the economic history of the period to new approaches in archaeology and economic anthropology.

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In the past, Beard has written self-reflexively. Marcel Detienne (Octo in Liège, Belgium – Ma in Nemours, France) was a Belgian historian and specialist in the study of ancient was a Professor at The Johns Hopkins University, where he held the Basil L.

Gildersleeve chair in Classics. Along with Jean-Pierre Vernant and Pierre Vidal-Naquet, Detienne has sought to apply an. The idea is to reconsider the specificities, the obstacles, and the possibilities of modern comparative approaches in history and anthropology through a variety of earlier and parallel comparative horizons.

Particular attention is given to the exceptional role of Athens and Jerusalem in shaping the Western understanding of cultural difference. (10) Interestingly, his argument in this last book largely depended on his discovery, through the application of a comparative anthropological methodology, of what he termed 'primitive' elements in Greek religion.

Thus, for example, he noted distinct similarities between Greek hero cults and Zulu ancestor worship (pp.).Using physical evidence from archaeology, the written testimony of literary texts and inscriptions, and anthropological models based on comparative 3/5(1).

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