Entangled in Orientalism: How the Hyksos Became a Race

@article{Candelora2018EntangledIO,
  title={Entangled in Orientalism: How the Hyksos Became a Race},
  author={Danielle Candelora},
  journal={Journal of Egyptian History},
  year={2018}
}
This paper presents a historiographical critique of Hyksos scholarship and the impact of Imperialism and Orientalism on the foundations of such studies. I trace the creation and maintenance of the misconception of the Hyksos as a race through the scholarship, examining the context and influences behind the research, and discuss the appeal of new scientific techniques for the question of Hyksos origins. 
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