BOUNDARIES AND HUMOUR: A CASE STUDY FROM THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST

Ferdinand Deist

Abstract


Human beings spontaneously form ethnic, economic, religious, political, sexual, occupational, and other groups.  For people belonging to one group to have certain prejudgements about people from another group, is normal.  Such prejudgements may, however, grow into prejudices (Allport 1954: 3-47).

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Humour; boundaries; ancient near east; prejudgements

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7833/63-0-1500

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