1 edition of Themes in ethnology and culture history found in the catalog.
Themes in ethnology and culture history
Contributed articles; festschrift honoring David Friend Aberle, b. 1918, American anthropologist.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Leland Donald, editor.|
|Contributions||Aberle, David Friend, 1918-, Donald, Leland, 1942-|
|LC Classifications||GN325 .T433 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||467 p.,  folded leaf of plates :|
|Number of Pages||467|
|LC Control Number||87904413|
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Get this from a library. Themes in ethnology and culture history: essays in honor of David F. Aberle. [David F Aberle; Leland Donald;] -- Contributed articles; festschrift honoring David Friend Aberle, b. American anthropologist.
ethnology (ĕthnŏl´əjē), scientific study of the origin and functioning of human cultures. It is usually considered one of the major branches of cultural anthropology, the other two being anthropological archaeology and anthropological linguistics.
In the 19th cent. ethnology was historically oriented and offered explanations for extant cultures, languages, and races in terms of diffusion, migration, and other historical.
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chapter. From Ethnology and Folklore Studies to Cultural History in Scandinavia Eriksen, Anne. Open Access. Download PDF. Citation Information. Anne Eriksen (). From Ethnology and Folklore Studies to Cultural History in Scandinavia.
Cultural History in. Books shelved as ethnology: Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond, The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial P Home My Books.
"Cultural Darwinism" and "Philosophical Idealism" in E. Tylor 6. The Dark-Skinned Savage: The Image of Primitive Man in Evolutionary Anthropology 7. From Physics to Ethnology 8. The Critique of Racial Formalism 9.
Franz Boas and the Culture Concept in Historical Perspective Lamarckianism in American Social Science, Themes. Themes run through U.S. history. In the form of social or cultural history, these themes show up in 40 percent of the multiple-choice questions on the AP exam.
Additionally, themes are the life-blood of the essays. You can improve your score on that section of the exam by referencing at least two themes in every essay answer. Cultural history. Cultural history is not simply the study of high culture or alternatively of peoples' past rituals.
It is best characterised as an approach which considers the domain of representation and the struggle over meaning as the most fruitful areas for the pursuit of historical understanding. From Ethnology to Heritage: The Role of the Museum has become a symbol of the shared history and culture of European nations.
of a shared history, this book argues that we can speak of a Author: Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett. The meeting was held in order to prepare a handbook on the history of the ethnology/anthropology of religion in Europe under the title ‘Ethnology of Religion.
Chapters from the European History of a Discipline’. Fourteen European countries are represented in it (published by Akadémiai Kiadó). Ethnography comprises the process of observing the culture of a society first hand, while ethnology focuses on the comparison of findings, which are a result of different cultural anthropological research projects, and their analysis aimed at noting the similarities and differences between various cultures.
argues that cultural anthropologists work differently than detached observers. Ethnography is the work of discovering and describing a particular culture; culture is the learned, shared knowledge that people use to generate behavior and interpret experience.
This article presents a northern perspective on cultural history, that of the Scandinavian countries Denmark, Sweden and Norway. Within the two disciplines of ethnology and folklore studies, these countries share a tradition in cultural history dating back to the 19 th century.
Once closely related to the projects of nation-building and the idea of national culture, these disciplines have.
Race, Culture, and Evolution: Essays in the History of Anthropology [George W. Stocking, Jr]. "We have, at long last, a real historian with real historical skills and no intra-professional ax to grind All these pieces show the virtues one find. Other articles where Culture history is discussed: cultural anthropology: Boas and the culture history school: Cultural anthropology was also diversifying its concepts and its areas of research without losing its unity.
Franz Boas, a German-born American, for example, was one of the first to scorn the evolutionist’s search for selected facts to grace abstract evolutionary theories; he. The EERC is soon to publish a new book edited by its Director Professor Gary West in association with National Museums Scotland Enterprises – Publishing.
An annual journal that focuses on the social and cultural history of Scotland, its material culture and ethnology. Flashbacks. Ethnology: the comparative and analytical study of cultures; cultural anthropology.
Anthropologists aim to describe and interpret aspects of the culture of various social groups--e.g., the hunter-gatherers of the Kalahari, rice villages of the Chinese Canton Delta, or a community of File Size: 6KB.
Ethnology. Ethnology is the comparative study of two or more cultures. Ethnology utilizes the data taken from ethnographic research and applies it to a single cross cultural topic.
The ethnographic approach can be used to identify and attempt to explain cross cultural variation in cultural elements such as marriage, religion, subsistence practices, political organization, and parenting, just. Books shelved as cultural-history: At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson, From Dawn to Decadence: Years of Western Cultural Life, 1.
Gisela Welz, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Ethnology started in the eighteenth century as a systematic attempt to acquire and compare information about the cultures of peoples and nations throughout the world.
The first section of this chapter is dedicated to an understanding of Ethnology as a precursor of Cultural and Social. Engaging History: Historical Ethnography and Ethnology MAC MARSHALL University of Iowa The Ngatik Massacre: History and Identity on a Micronesian Atoll.
Lin Poyer. Washing-ton, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, pp. Early Observations of Marquesan Culture, Edwin N. Ferdon. Tucson: Univer-sity of Arizona Press, pp.Ethnology utilizes the data taken from ethnographic research and applies it to a single cross cultural topic.
The ethnographic approach can be used to identify and attempt to explain cross cultural variation in cultural elements such as marriage, religion, subsistence practices, political organization, and parenting, just to name a few.
A book's theme is not the same as its plot or its moral lesson, but these elements are related and necessary in building the larger story. The plot of a novel is the action that takes place within the course of the narrative.
The moral is the lesson that Author: Grace Fleming.