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Racial prejudice in Imperial Rome.

Sherwin-White, A. N.

Racial prejudice in Imperial Rome.

by Sherwin-White, A. N.

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race discrimination -- Rome

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    SeriesThe J.H. Gray lectures for 1966
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 106 p. ;
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16491663M

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Book Description. Although Roman Imperialism unified a diversity of peoples into a centralised political unit, racial and cultural prejudice persisted. Sherwin-White has taken as his theme the literary evidence for racial tension during the Roman Imperial period.

The author's synthesis of this evidence in the classical literature makes a notable contribution to Roman by:   Although Roman Imperialism unified a diversity of peoples into a centralised political unit, racial and cultural prejudice persisted.

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Although Roman Imperialism unified a diversity of peoples into a centralised political unit, racial and cultural prejudice persisted. Sherwin-White has taken as his theme the literary evidence for racial tension during the Roman Imperial period.

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Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: The J.H. Gray lectures for # Race discrimination--Rome\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Get this from a library. Racial prejudice in Imperial Rome. [A N Sherwin-White]. There was racism in the ancient world, after all. This groundbreaking book refutes the common belief that the ancient Greeks and Romans harbored “ethnic and cultural,” but not racial, prejudice.

It does so by comprehensively tracing the intellectual origins of racism back to classical antiquity. In Race over Empire, Eric T. Love contests this view and argues that racism had nearly the opposite effect. From President Grant's attempt to acquire the Dominican Republic in to the annexations of Hawaii and the Philippines inLove demonstrates that the imperialists' relationship with the racist ideologies of the era was Cited by: This is, of course, the most carefully and probably most correct answer, but it is worth noting that some scholars have seen "proto-racism" within Roman discourse, the most notable recent example being Benjamin Isaac's Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquity.I agree that the universalist, scientific and classificatory racism that developed in the nineteenth century is distinctly modern, but.

The portrayal of an Eastern queen as a domineering, avaricious harlot is connected to the harsh portrayals of African women in 19th and 20th century stereotyping, and this is both an example of "pre-racial racism" and the extent to which contemporary issues are problematically projected onto the past.

Racism Quotes in When the Emperor was Divine. Below you will find the important quotes in When the Emperor was Divine related to the theme of Racism. Chapter 1 Quotes “You can pay me later,” he said. Then he began to wipe the side of the register with a rag. BOOK REVIEWS reject the author's specific thesis, will read with profit.

STEWART IRVIN OOST University of Chicago Racial Prejudice in Imperial Rome. By A. SHERWIN-WHITE. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. + viii. $ In this small volume we have three lectures which Mr. Sherwin-White delivered at Cam. An all to important part of European imperialism was racism.

We are not entirely sure why that was. Racism does not always flow from imperialism. There were many empires in history that did not develop such fervent racist attitides as the European colonialists. This appears to be the case with the Persians, Romans, Ottomans and other great empires.

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The Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquity (review) The Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquity (review) Shaw, Brent D. tors dissertations (even if they do not fall under the rubric of "world history"), or an active participant in one of the area studies programs that liberally pepper the academic landscape, you will want to read either portions or the entirety of.

Racial Prejudice in Imperial Rome really liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published — 2 editions Want to Read saving /5. Ancient Rome (London,revised ). Roman Society and Roman Law in the New Testament (Oxford,based on the Sarum Lectures for –). The Letters of Pliny: A Historical and Social Commentary (Oxford, ).

Racial Prejudice in Imperial Rome (Cambridge,based on the J. Gray lectures for ).Born: 10 AugustBrentford, England. BOOK REVIEWS Permission to reprint a review in this section may be obtained only from the author. the absence of racial prejudice in the ancient world has become virtually axiomatic.

Sherwin-White, Racial Prejudice in Imperial Rome (Cambridge, ), 1. 4. F. Snowden, Before Color Prejudice: The Ancient View of Blacks (Cambridge.

Cf. A.N. Sherwin-White, Racial Prejudice in Imperial Rome (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, ), p. 'Though Greeks and Latins refer to the Jews as an ethnos or a natio or a gens, i.e. a folk or tribe, there is no genuinely racial or racist connotation.'Cited by: 9.Burmese Days Words | 5 Pages.

Racism in Burmese Britain owned many colonies throughout the ’s including Burma. While the British were able to manufacturing raw materials from Burma until the early ’s, British Imperialism would forever influence the Burmese Natives.