cultural anthropology


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cultural anthropology

n.
The scientific study of the development of human cultures based on ethnographic, linguistic, social, and psychological data and methods of analysis.

cultural anthropology

n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) the branch of anthropology dealing with cultural as opposed to biological and racial features
cultural anthropologist n

cul′tural anthropol′ogy


n.
the branch of anthropology dealing with the origins, history, and development of human culture, esp. its social forms and institutions. Compare physical anthropology.
[1920–25]
cul′tural anthropol′ogist, n.

cultural anthropology

a specialty that studies the creative achievements of societies, especially those passed on through later generations. Also called culturology.
See also: Anthropology
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cultural anthropology - the branch of anthropology that deals with human culture and society
anthropology - the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
garbology - the study of a society by analyzing its garbage
mythology - the study of myths
ritualism - the study of religious or magical rites and ceremonies
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They lay the foundation for a new cultural anthropology of symbolic processes.
Yet although Younos very briefly discusses this perspective in the first part of the book, the reader should not expect to attain an analytical observation of the cultural anthropology of Islam.
Cultural anthropology is a branch of anthropology focused on the study of cultural variation among humans.
The Library is atypical since it is with a high concentration of books, journals, manuscripts and field reports pertaining to Pakistani folklore, ethnology, cultural anthropology, art history and craft.
com/us/2016/10/19/txst-students-professor-says-descended-africa-53476) to the Tab: "Understanding other peoples' perspectives is a basic part of cultural anthropology.
Surely, seminaries and ministry formation programs should include some introduction to cultural anthropology.
UO cultural anthropology professor Lynn Stephens will start her presentation by showing an early 20th century American chocolate pot from the Margo Grant Walsh collection of silver and metalwork.
Day graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Cultural Anthropology.
Amores is the first Filipina scholar to obtain a master's degree and a doctorate in Social and Cultural Anthropology at Hertford College, Oxford University.
This omission can be understood in terms of the academic and cultural prestige of Anglo-American social and cultural anthropology and the sheer numbers of anthropologists writing in the hegemonic English language, of CEE colleagues studying in the UK or US rather than in Germany, France or Sweden, and, last but not the least, in terms of the Anglo-American space viewed as a primary paragon to be imitated by CEE (comp.
Martin-Hill, a Mohawk of the Wolf Clan, holds a PhD in cultural anthropology.
Each chapter concludes with more references from cultural anthropology or biblical studies, while the task of interpreting the Bible for maximum cross-cultural understanding lends to a fine survey of Biblical terms, symbols, values and more.

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