Ancient Israel and Philistia: Settler Colonialism and Ethnocultural Interaction

Pitkänen, Pekka M A (2015) Ancient Israel and Philistia: Settler Colonialism and Ethnocultural Interaction. Ugarit Forschungen, 45. pp. 233-263. ISSN 978-3-86835-137-8

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Abstract

This essay, concentrating on the Iron Age I period, looks at the possibility of seeing the early Israelite and Philistine societies as two settler colonial societies formed through colonising migration. An important part of the processes of settler colonialism involves intermixing and mutual influence between colonisers and indigenes, and an analysis of these aspects will be included. Some reflection will be made on the interplay of textual and archaeological evidence in trying to construct a settler colonial model. The essay will also include reflection on broad patterns of group identity formation based on considerations of ethnicity

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BS The Bible
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D051 Ancient History
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Liberal and Performance Arts > Religious, Philosophical and Historical Studies
Research Priority Areas: Being Human - Past, Present & Future
Depositing User: Pekka Pitkanen
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2015 16:54
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2017 17:31
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/2887

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