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ɛθˈnɒg rə fiethnog·ra·phy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ethnography, descriptive anthropology(noun)

    the branch of anthropology that provides scientific description of individual human societies

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  1. ethnography(Noun)

    The branch of anthropology that scientifically describes specific human cultures and societies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ethnography(noun)

    that branch of knowledge which has for its subject the characteristics of the human family, developing the details with which ethnology as a comparative science deals; descriptive ethnology. See Ethnology

  2. Origin: [Gr. nation + -graphy: cf. F. ethnographie.]

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  1. Ethnography

    Ethnography is a qualitative research design aimed at exploring cultural phenomena. The resulting field study or a case report reflects the knowledge and the system of meanings in the lives of a cultural group. An ethnography is a means to represent graphically and in writing, the culture of a people. Ethnography, as the empirical data on human societies and cultures, was pioneered in the biological, social, and cultural branches of anthropology but has also become popular in the social sciences in general—sociology, communication studies, history—wherever people study ethnic groups, formations, compositions, resettlements, social welfare characteristics, materiality, spirituality, and a people's ethnogenesis. The typical ethnography is a holistic study and so includes a brief history, and an analysis of the terrain, the climate, and the habitat. In all cases it should be reflexive, make a substantial contribution toward the understanding of the social life of humans, have an aesthetic impact on the reader, and express a credible reality. It observes the world from the point of view of the subject and records all observed behavior and describes all symbol-meaning relations using concepts that avoid casual explanations.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ethnography in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ethnography in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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