Defining Indigeneity in the Twenty-First Century: A Case Study of the Free Frisians (Mellen Studies in Anthropology S. v.13)

Defining Indigeneity in the Twenty-First Century: A Case Study of the Free Frisians (Mellen Studies in Anthropology S. v.13)

By: Andrys Onsman (author)Hardback

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Onsman (Australian indigenous studies, Monash U., Melbourne) was born in Frisl n, one of the Netherlands, and takes his native people as a case study to investigate the nature of indigeneity as the notion and implications of it become important in international affairs. He weaves his study around seven interviews--one in English, five in Dutch, and

About Author

Andrys Onsman was born in Fryslan but has lived for lengthy periods in Australia where he is a research associate in the Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He has published extensively in the area of international Indigenous identity. His other research is in cognition and metaphorical language.

Contents

Acknowledgements, Gers, Grass, Foreword, Preface; 1. Introduction: What is Indigeneity; 2. The Assigned Identity; 3. The Archaeology of Identity; 4. The Recognized Identity; 5. The Assumed Identity; 6. The Politics of Freedom; 7. Identity in Language; 8. Conclusions: The End of the Beginning; 9. The Interviews; 10. References and Further Reading; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773465053
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 244
  • ID: 9780773465053
  • ISBN10: 0773465057

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