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The anthropological construction of Czech identity: academic and popular discourses of identity in 20th century Bohemia

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Through close textual analysis of 20th century Czech anthropological texts from the Revivalist and Socialist periods and contemporary social research conducted after the Velvet Revolution, I demonstrate certain prominent discourses of identity developed in early Bohemian anthropology and their continuities in present day popular discourses. In each period, identity is deeply intertwined with teleological theories of history with Czech populations at the apex of cultural evolutio...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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