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Ethnography

Ethnography is the practice in cultural anthropology of writing a scientific description of an individual human society or of a situation within a society. It is also the name for the resulting text. The comparison of cultural details uncovered through ethnography is the province of ethnology. Classic ethnographies include Argonauts of the Western Pacific[?] by Bronislaw Malinowski and The Nuer[?] by E. E. Evans-Pritchard[?]. More commonly read ethnographies include Nisa[?] by Marjorie Shostak[?] and Mama Lola[?] by Karen McCarthy Brown[?].



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