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The study of the characteristics of different peoples and the differences and relationships between them.
- ‘He became interested in ethnology on that first trip and decided to undertake more detailed investigations.’
- ‘While stationed in the West and at Fort Mackinac, he studied the cultures and languages of local Indians, contributing to the developing fields of ethnology and ethnography through his studies.’
- ‘I was really interested in ethnology, anthropology, and comparative religion.’
- ‘Now a resident in Jerusalem and Vienna, she is considered an expert in Arabic studies and ethnology.’
- ‘Nineteenth-century European ethnology and anthropology were established precisely to study different peoples and their institutions.’
- ‘His experiences among the Eskimos created in him a desire to understand the laws of human nature and prompted him to make a gradual transition from cultural geography to ethnology.’
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