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Ethnicity: Both a Construction and a Reality

Type of publication: Research Article

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Zoia P. Sokolova | Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology RAS


peoples of the north, identity, ethnonyms, state policy, ethnographic research, self-denominations


The article analyzes historical data on the changing ethnicity among peoples of Western Siberia in the past, and discusses the connection between ethnic identity and self-denomination/ethnonyms; it further inquires into the origin of a number of ethnonyms and their ties to the names of peoples.


Sokolova, Z.P. 2012. Ethnicity: Both a Construction and a Reality. Etnograficheskoe obozrenie 2: 19-26

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