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The Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquity
Benjamin Isaac

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

ILLUSTRATIONS ix
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS x
LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS xii
INTRODUCTION 1
PART 1: STEREOTYPES AND PROTO-RACISM: CRITERIA FOR DIFFERENTIATION 53
CHAPTER 1
Superior and Inferior Peoples 55
CHAPTER 2
Conquest and Imperialism 169
CHAPTER 3
Fears and Suppression 225
Conclusions to Part 1, Chapters 2 and 3 248
PART 2: GREEK AND ROMAN ATTITUDES TOWARDS SPECIFIC GROUPS-GREEK AND ROMAN IMPERIALISM 253
INTRODUCTION TO PART 2 255
CHAPTER 4
Greeks and the East 257
CHAPTER 5
Roman Imperialism and the Conquest of the East 304
CHAPTER 6
Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Syrians 324
CHAPTER 7
Egyptians 352
CHAPTER 8
Parthia/Persia 371
CHAPTER 9
Roman Views of Greeks 381
CHAPTER 10
Mountaineers and Plainsmen 406
CHAPTER 11
Gauls 411
CHAPTER 12
Germans 427
CHAPTER 13
Jews 440
Conclusions to Part 2 492
END CONCLUSIONS 501
Ethnic Prejudice, Proto-Racism and Imperialism in Antiquity 503
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 517
INDEX OF SOURCES 541
GENERAL INDEX 553

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