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  Ethnology in SIL
Ethnology in SIL focuses on developing cultural awareness through training and research.
Training in ethnology is designed to encourage cultural awareness and to develop practical field research skills.
Research is fostered by providing consultant help to SIL fieldworkers, by producing regional and international ethnography publications, and by developing research software tools and support.
www.sil.org /anthro/ethnology.htm   (479 words)

  Programme Specification for MA(HONS)in Scottish Ethnology
Ethnology is the discipline that studies the traditional and popular cultures of a community, region or nation.
The Scottish Ethnology programme aims to develop the analytic, critical, communication and creative skills of students by engaging with a broad range of cultural forms and ethnographic materials relating primarily, although by no means exclusively, to Scotland.
The Scottish Ethnology components of each of these joint degrees offer the same educational aims and programme outcomes as the single honours programme, and all joint degree students are required to complete both the level 2 project and the Honours dissertation (or 'Long Essay' in the joint degrees with English or Scottish Literature).
www.celtscot.ed.ac.uk /undergraduate.htm   (1764 words)

 Ethnology - LoveToKnow 1911
Though the etymology of the words permits in theory of this line of division between ethnology and ethnography, in practice they form an indivisible study of man's progress from the point at which anthropology leaves him.
It covers generally the whole history of the material and intellectual development of man, as it has passed through the stages of (a) hunting and fishing, (b) sheep and cattle tending, (c) agriculture, (d) industry.
In this sense ethnology is the older term for what now is called sociology.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Ethnology   (2327 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on ethnology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ethnology (Greek ethnos: (non-Greek, "barbarian") people) is a genre of anthropological study, involving the systematic comparison of the folklore, beliefs and practices of different societies.
Ethnology has been considered as a scientific discipline since the late 18th century but many of the world's best known minds of all times have been studying various peoples and their traits.
The progress of ethnology, for example with Claude Lévi-Strauss's structural anthropology, led to the criticism of conceptions of a linear progress, or the pseudo-opposition between "societies with histories" and "societies without histories", judged too dependent on a limited view of history as constituted by accumulative growth.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/ethnology   (1141 words)

 Dept. of Ethnology / National Chengchi University
The purpose of establishment of the department is to consolidate the union of ethnic groups, enhance cultural development, facilitate the integration of ethnic groups, fulfill the spirit of the constitution, combine academic and political development, and cultivate talent.
The department¡¦s study covers a extensive range, from Chinese ethnology and build a foundation for the teaching and research of this discipline, to the its advanced theories and related policies, and the study of ethnic issues around this world as well.
Ethnology, the discipline of ethnology, and the teaching and research of ethnology cover the knowledge in the following fields: ethnological theories, ethnological policies, history, culture, religion, spoken and written languages, law, politics, economics (resources and development), society, education, archeology, and ethnology (the study of ethnology, ethnological history, cultural anthropology, and physical anthropology).
www.nccu.edu.tw /server/publichtmut/html/w209/ew209.html   (413 words)

 Studies - The Department of Music Anthropology/UTA
Ethnology is the latest branch of study in the Department of Music Anthropology.
Ethnology was included in the curriculum mainly to provide an alternative subsidiary subject in particular for those students who have chosen the branch of cultural analysis in ethnomusicology.
Naturally, ethnology is closely connected with the archives of the Department of Music Anthropology which contain a lot of material about general tradition.
www.uta.fi /laitokset/mustut/english/ethnology.html   (136 words)

 ethnology - HighBeam Encyclopedia
ethnology, scientific study of the origin and functioning of human cultures.
ethnology was historically oriented and offered explanations for extant cultures, languages, and races in terms of diffusion, migration, and other historical processes.
The Bureau of American Ethnology and Its Legacy to Southeastern Archaeology.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-ethnolog.html   (544 words)

Ethnology is the study of traditional life and custom.
The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, founded in 1866 by George Peabody, is one of the oldest museums in the world...
The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku, short for Kokuritsu Minzokugaku Hakubutsukan) was established in 1974.
www.inneans.com /arts/Ethnology.html   (138 words)

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