Yehonatan Elazar-DeMota's An Ethnography: Discovering the Hidden Identity of the PDF

Yehonatan Elazar-DeMota's An Ethnography: Discovering the Hidden Identity of the PDF

By Yehonatan Elazar-DeMota

in the course of June of 2015, an anthropological and sociological examine used to be performed within the Dominican urban of Bani. at the floor, the banilejo humans seem to be religious Catholics. despite the fact that, having had entry to their own lives, it was once obtrusive that their odd kinfolk traditions and folklore hinted at their liminal identities. This research concerned interviewing 23 lady topics with questions present in the Spanish and Portuguese inquisitorial manuals. additionally, their mitochondrial DNA sequences have been analyzed and tested a excessive percent of consanguinity and inbreeding inside Bani's inhabitants. The genetic research in their mitochondrial DNA yielded genetic hyperlinks with Jewish girls from all over the world Jewish groups. Victor
Turner's communitas concept and Geertz's thick description have been used because the method. finally, the sociological and anthropological research in their lifestyle evidenced how their ancestors preserved Jewish identification covertly in the course of the Inquisition period of time (1481-1834) and the way they proceed to perpetuate it in modern occasions via consanguinity, and the ability of superstition and taboo.

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