The Resource Ancestors and relatives : genealogy, identity, and community, Eviatar Zerubavel, (electronic resource)

Ancestors and relatives : genealogy, identity, and community, Eviatar Zerubavel, (electronic resource)

Label
Ancestors and relatives : genealogy, identity, and community
Title
Ancestors and relatives
Title remainder
genealogy, identity, and community
Statement of responsibility
Eviatar Zerubavel
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Genealogy has long been one of humanity's greatest obsessions. But with the rise of genetics, and increasing media attention to it through programs like Who Do You Think You Are? and Faces of America, we are now told that genetic markers can definitively tell us who we are and where we came from. The problem, writes Eviatar Zerubavel, is that biology does not provide us with the full picture. After all, he asks, why do we consider Barack Obama black even though his mother was white? Why did the Nazis believe that unions of Germans and Jews would produce Jews rather than Germans? In this provoc
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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Zerubavel, Eviatar
Dewey number
929/.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CS14
LC item number
.Z47 2012er
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
ebrary
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genealogy
  • Genealogy
  • Genealogy
  • Families
  • Kinship
  • Heredity
Label
Ancestors and relatives : genealogy, identity, and community, Eviatar Zerubavel, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Made available online by ebrary
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
The genealogical imagination -- Ancestry and descent -- Lineage -- Pedigree -- Origins -- Co-descent -- Kinship -- Community and identity -- Nature and culture -- Blood -- Nature or culture? -- The rules of genealogical lineation -- The rules of genealogical delineation -- The politics of descent -- Stretching -- Cutting and pasting -- Clipping -- Braiding -- Lumping -- Marginalizing -- Splitting -- Pruning -- The genealogy of the future -- Genealogical engineering -- Integration -- Segregation -- Extinction -- The future of genealogy
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ( xii, 226 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199773985
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ebr10509687
  • 99951575988
  • (NhCcYBP)ybp7224976
Label
Ancestors and relatives : genealogy, identity, and community, Eviatar Zerubavel, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Made available online by ebrary
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
The genealogical imagination -- Ancestry and descent -- Lineage -- Pedigree -- Origins -- Co-descent -- Kinship -- Community and identity -- Nature and culture -- Blood -- Nature or culture? -- The rules of genealogical lineation -- The rules of genealogical delineation -- The politics of descent -- Stretching -- Cutting and pasting -- Clipping -- Braiding -- Lumping -- Marginalizing -- Splitting -- Pruning -- The genealogy of the future -- Genealogical engineering -- Integration -- Segregation -- Extinction -- The future of genealogy
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ( xii, 226 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199773985
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ebr10509687
  • 99951575988
  • (NhCcYBP)ybp7224976

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