ethnogenesis


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

eth·no·gen·e·sis

 (ĕth′nō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. eth·no·gen·e·ses (-sēz′)
The process by which a social group comes to regard itself or be regarded as a distinct people.
References in periodicals archive ?
They also participated in ethnogenesis of Azerbaijani nation.
They address the New Mexico Colony and issues of factionalism and alliances, perspectives on landscapes and mobility, social memory, the strategy of abandonment, production and consumption, indigenous and Spanish imperialism, warfare and military strategies, and ethnogenesis, identity, and demography; the PimerAaAeAeAia Alta in ter of Native American population dynamics, military settlements and colonial strategies, ranching economies and influences, and indigenous agricultural responses to colonialism; and comparisons of the colonial encounters in the American Southwest to Alta California and La Florida.
CAN MITOCHONDRIAL DNA PROVIDE INFORMATION ON THE ETHNOGENESIS OF CHILEAN NATIVE POPULATIONS?
Instead, she favors a model of "societalization" that is temporally and geographically distinct from the ethnogenesis of Lucumi communities in western Cuba in the nineteenth century.
It also better accounts for the complexity of contemporary cultural politics compared to the ethnogenesis (cf.
PROBLEMS AROUND THE MYTHS OF ETHNOGENESIS OF OSTROGOTHS
Sheila Fitzpatrick (New York: Routledge, 2000); and Marlene Lamelle, "The Concept of Ethnogenesis in Central Asia: Its Political Context and Institutional Mediators, 1940-50," Kritika 9, 1 (2008): 169-88.
The vexed question of Scottish ethnogenesis stirred passions in the scholarly world.
Although it is not something that Smith deals with here, these questions are also relevant to the ethnogenesis of early Malay society as well.
But Andersen's work is an example of an increasing number of Metis scholars who are not only attempting to delineate Metis ethnogenesis and history, but are attempting to define how Metis identity should be regarded in contemporary Canadian society.
As also indicated above, such statements date from far back in time, starting around the end of the Romanian ethnogenesis and intensifying during the Renaissance.