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  • n. One who practices ethnography.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who investigates ethnography.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is engaged or versed in the study of ethnography.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an anthropologist who does ethnography


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  • Maladie de l'anthropologie, Marcel used to call it, a personalized version of Mannheim's paradox: the ethnographer observes the informant, at the same time observes herself observing the informant, because she, the ethnographer, is part of a culture too.

    Excerpt: Tropic of Night by Michael Gruber

  • A funny thing happened to M.gomedkhan M. M.gomedkhanov, an ethnographer from the Russian republic of Dagestan, on a recent visit to the United States.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • Shaylyn is graciously personable, extremely conscientious, and highly observant—all essential gifts in a good ethnographer.

    American Grace

  • Virtually every visiting ethnographer in rural Peru has at one time or another been suspected of being a ñaqak.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Mr. Higgins is a distinguished photographer, not an ethnographer, so he varies the format of his portraits.

    Sweetness and Light: Reveling in Simplicity

  • On board as passengers were the German naturalist and early ethnographer, Prince Maximilian of Wied, and the Swiss painter Karl Bodmer.

    Bird Cloud

  • Photograph by Leon Chew Archaeologist and ethnographer Besmillah Popal spends his days preserving historical artifacts Here, modest glass cases enclose one of the world's oldest seated wooden Buddhas and four torsos from as early as the third century, each missing their heads due to looters.

    Buried Treasure

  • As mentioned previously, Huichol art is even more prolific today than it was during the years 1890 to 1898 when Carl Lumholtz, the Norwegian explorer and ethnographer, first visited the Huichol and recorded their symbolic and decorative art in such remarkable detail that we are able to make direct comparisons between Huichol art then and now.

    Huichol art, a matter of survival: Part Three

  • Thanks to the Norwegian explorer and ethnographer, Carl Lumholtz, we know a great deal about traditional Huichol art.

    Huichol art, a matter of survival: Part One

  • The Norwegian explorer and ethnographer Carl Lumholtz left us detailed descriptions of Huichol art as he found it between 1890 and 1898.

    Huichol art, a matter of survival: Part Two


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