Origin of ethnology
Examples from the Web for ethnology
For instance, the Bureau of Ethnology targeted Native Americans in the 19th century.
Every student of biology, anatomy, anthropology, ethnology or psychology is familiar with these facts.How to Analyze People on Sight|Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
Art, based on ethnology, and a study of climatological influences, has an immensely Christianising power.A Manual of the Historical Development of Art|G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi
Dr. Fessler's Ethnology was faulty, whatever may be thought of his Theology.Historic Oddities|Sabine Baring-Gould
The study of contemporary cultures, in order to develop a theoretical framework for analyzing human society. Cultural anthropologists generally study societies by living among the people, observing, interviewing, and participating in their activities. More than simply describing the customs of these societies, anthropologists attempt to uncover underlying patterns and structures of cultural characteristics, such as language, mythology, gender roles, symbols (see also symbol), and rituals.