- a branch of anthropology dealing with the scientific description of individual cultures.
Origin of ethnography
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There is plenty of ethnographic literature about inner cities that refers to what used to be called “corner men.”Paul Ryan’s New Plan Is a Good One, Especially for Black People
July 30, 2014
As such, they also provide a kind of ethnographic record of tensions and conflicts in a society.Beauty and Subversion in the Secret Poems of Afghan Women
April 6, 2014
My ethnographic and experimental work confirmed this again and again.We Talk With God: What Evangelical Christians Hear
February 17, 2013
Its skull now displays its beauties at the Ethnographic Museum at Rome.My Friends the Savages
Giovanni Battista Cerruti
On Sundays, you see, it is at the same hour as the Ethnographic!Glimpses of Three Coasts
Helen Hunt Jackson
Its inhabitants of to-day are difficult to class from an ethnographic point of view.The Human Race
Kumliens remarks on this subject, as well as on other ethnographic subjects, are not trustworthy.The Central Eskimo
Already has Balbi, in his Ethnographic Atlas, given us a list of names and coincidences to an extent truly astonishing.
- the branch of anthropology that deals with the scientific description of individual human societies
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Word Origin and History for ethnographic
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- The branch of anthropology that deals with the scientific description of specific human cultures.
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