- a branch of anthropology dealing with the scientific description of individual cultures.
Origin of ethnography
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Examples from the Web for ethnography
Ethnography teaches us, however, that these statements are of little value.The Sexual Question
In the chapter on Ethnography I find that the people are of a mixed race.The Island Mystery
George A. Birmingham
But the information to be derived from Coronado's march, on the ethnography of New Mexico, is not confined to the above.
So in geography and ethnography (as in the Iugurtha) he is not to be trusted.The Student's Companion to Latin Authors
Geography and ethnography are important as in the other novelists.Essays on the Greek Romances
Elizabeth Hazelton Haight
- the branch of anthropology that deals with the scientific description of individual human societies
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Word Origin and History for ethnography
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- The branch of anthropology that deals with the scientific description of specific human cultures.
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