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ethnography vs. ethnology

[ eth-nog-ruh-fee ]
  1. a branch of anthropology dealing with the scientific description of individual cultures.
[ eth-nol-uh-jee ]
  1. a branch of anthropology that analyzes cultures, especially in regard to their historical development and the similarities and dissimilarities between them.
  2. (formerly) a branch of cultural anthropology dealing with the origin, distribution, and distinguishing characteristics of human societies.

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