HISTORY 313 NOTES

HISTORY 313 NOTES - -just because Slavic pot found- does...

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-the free slav communists formed backbone of medieval roman state -protected by good emperors -Slavic village community was undermined by ‘feudalization in 11 th century -feudalization due to western influence -leading to decline of the empire -Russian story -vasilij Vasilevskij d 1899 - Slavic settlement ended slavery -Nicholas skabalonavic d 1918 -protective emperors held off feudalism -feodor uspenskij d 1928 -feudalization due to germans - George ostrogorski 1976 - (ok, so no slavs in asia, but otherwise…) - history of byzantine state, 1940 -History and politics - main reason for history= who should get what land - we were here first - we are here now -Index fossil - an indication of a certain people -flaw: logic to associate and object with a culture is flawed. -Found Slavic pot
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Unformatted text preview: -just because Slavic pot found- does that mean slavs lived there?-Japanese car- doesnt mean Japanese family lives there-in general, the pot only tells us that people lived there to use the pots-Archaeology of community-What are we looking for-race, ethnicity, nationality, culture, and identity- shift to be more interested in culture and identity now, then race, and genetics from earlier. -Culture, Identity- I am a roman- Race, genetics- he was really a greek- he was really a Bulgarian-change over time-can change quickly-can be stable- unchanging categories-what he thought he was has no bearing on material reality-his culture changed, his race did not-Fall of Racial History-Imagined communities-Benedict Anderson- 1983 wrote book...
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