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Modern ethological studies of ethnicity were initiated by Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt EVOLUTIONARY ANALYSES OF ETHNIC SOLIDARITY: AN OVERVIEW

  title={Modern ethological studies of ethnicity were initiated by Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt EVOLUTIONARY ANALYSES OF ETHNIC SOLIDARITY: AN OVERVIEW},
  author={Frank Kemp Salter},
INTRODUCTION Evolutionary approaches have a minor though persistent place in the study of ethnicity and nationalism, probably due to the social sciences’ generally slow uptake of biological ideas. Nevertheless it is worth tracking those approaches because they bridge the gap between ethnic studies and the life sciences. That bridge is under construction but the rickety spans now in place already support a weighty traffic in empirical findings. The definition of an ethnic group should attract… Expand


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