social anthropology


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social anthropology

n. Chiefly British
Cultural anthropology.

social anthropology

n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) the branch of anthropology that deals with cultural and social phenomena such as kinship systems or beliefs, esp of nonliterate peoples

social anthropology

the branch of anthropology that studies human societies, emphasizing interpersonal and intergroup relations.
See also: Anthropology

social anthropology

1. A branch of anthropology concerned with the study of linguistics, archaeology, ethnography, and ethnology.
2. The branch of anthropology that studies the cultural and social aspects of human communities.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.social 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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social anthropology

nantropologia culturale
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