from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The science that analyzes and compares human cultures, as in social structure, language, religion, and technology; cultural anthropology.
- n. The branch of anthropology that deals with the origin, distribution, and characteristics of human racial groups.
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- n. The branch of anthropology that studies and compares the different human cultures.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The science which treats of the division of mankind into races, their origin, distribution, and relations, and the peculiarities which characterize them.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The science of the races of men and of their character, history, customs, and institutions. See the extract.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the branch of anthropology that deals with the division of humankind into races and with their origins and distribution and distinctive characteristics
It will be seen, in fine, that in the main Obermüller does not differ from accepted theories in German ethnology, which have long carefully dissevered the Celts from the Teutons, and assigned to each tribe with approximate accuracy its earliest fixed abode in Europe.
The Museum's holdings in Asian ethnology constitute one of the finest such collections in the Western Hemisphere.
Political ethnology, which is no genuine science, excused the ambition of the Germans to themselves, and helped them to wage war; it has suggested to the Allies a method of waging peace.
The Legacy of Greece Essays By: Gilbert Murray, W. R. Inge, J. Burnet, Sir T. L. Heath, D'arcy W. Thompson, Charles Singer, R. W. Livingston, A. Toynbee, A. E. Zimmern, Percy Gardner, Sir Reginald Blomfield
The revelations of ethnology, which is too youthful a science to reveal a great deal, do not oppose the theory of all matured humanity, to wit, that the animal boy is the same in all ages and in all races, an Ishmaelite, and Ara, an
What is called "cultural anthropology" in the United States is also termed "ethnology" in European countries.
CRATerre-EAG carries out several research programs at fundamental and practical levels in various fields such as ethnology, economy, mineralogy, soil mechanics, technology, etc.
Up in the course of time, such as ethnology, meteorology, volcanology, and so forth.
Melvin Konner, an anthropologist and neuroscientist at Emory, weaves a compelling web of theories and studies across a remarkable array of disciplines, from experimental genetics to ethnology.
From history and ethnology, we know that people from this period took funeral rites very seriously so it is highly unlikely that this positioning was a mistake, lead archaeologist Kamila Remisova Vesinova told reporters in Prague this week, the British newspaper reports.
At least she purported to be Greek; but this was doubted by many, for her classic face had over-much strength in it, and the tides of hell which rose in her eyes made at rare moments her ethnology the more dubious.