ethnohistory

[ eth-noh-his-tuh-ree ]
/ ˌɛθ noʊˈhɪs tə ri /

noun

a branch of anthropology dealing with the development of cultures, as through the analysis of archaeological findings.

Origin of ethnohistory

First recorded in 1950–55; ethno- + history

Related forms

eth·no·his·to·ri·an [eth-noh-hi-stawr-ee-uh n, -stohr-] /ˌɛθ noʊ hɪˈstɔr i ən, -ˈstoʊr-/, nouneth·no·his·tor·i·cal [eth-noh-hi-stawr-i-kuh l, -stor-] /ˌɛθ noʊ hɪˈstɔr ɪ kəl, -ˈstɒr-/, eth·no·his·tor·ic, adjectiveeth·no·his·tor·i·cal·ly, adverb
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