cultural anthropology(redirected from Sociocultural anthropology)
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The scientific study of the development of human cultures based on ethnographic, linguistic, social, and psychological data and methods of analysis.
(Anthropology & Ethnology) the branch of anthropology dealing with cultural as opposed to biological and racial features
cultural anthropologist n
the branch of anthropology dealing with the origins, history, and development of human culture, esp. its social forms and institutions. Compare physical anthropology.
cul′tural anthropol′ogist, n.
a specialty that studies the creative achievements of societies, especially those passed on through later generations. Also called culturology.See also: Anthropology
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|Noun||1.||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