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the branch of anthropology that deals with the division of humankind into races and with their origins and distribution and distinctive characteristics

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Turning an ethnological eye on the ethnologists in their celebration of themselves, Kostlin's analysis is spot-on.
The EEMDG conference (European Ethnology Museums Directors Group) brings together the 'heavy weights' among Europe's ethnologists to discuss current issues, trends and future demands on their museums.
The second covers a history of the study of languages within the state, including the earliest western descriptions of Native languages (before statehood) and the work of famed ethnologists and anthropologists.
Still, the Sikhs of northern India are regarded by many ethnologists as being "Aryans," something the ignorant spray-painters in Brampton, Canada, likely have no clue about.
Ethnologists of the University of Bayreuth, who carried out research in the area of the Manasir people in northern Sudan and was present during the flooding, confirmed the accusations.
Still, the ethnologists caution that certain measures must be undertaken to protect the Macedonian national costumes in time.
Although both Thomas and Griffiths present ethnologists in colonial and early federation Australia as a group coalescing around a shared interest in Indigenous Australia, they also comment that many of these men shared isolated existences.
Others, like ethnologists, were sometimes already familiar with the technique.
At the beginning of the preceding paragraph, "first" has to be in scare quotes because at this rime, ethnologists had also been studying empirical examples of the cultural aspect of play.
In the terms of nineteenth-century ethnologists, was Egypt to be viewed as a product of white European influence, or as black African society?
It is an encyclopaedic compilation of snippets and vignettes from chroniclers, ethnologists and social anthropologists about conquistadores, indigenous peoples and civilizations, guano, fisheries, whaling, sugar cane, precious minerals, dams and even petrol.
The topic of endangered languages and literatures, brought into focus within the pages of this issue primarily through the conscientious efforts of two of WLT's most distinguished interns, Sydneyann Binion and David Shook (see their headnote on page 14), is addressed by a host of renowned writers, linguists, literary critics, and ethnologists, who have generously and often passionately offered their expertise.
Greenberg aims for his disaster timeline to aid in the study of such events by epidemiologists, toxicologists, sociologists, ethnologists, geographers, and other interested scholars.
The second part of the book includes contributions and recollections by his friends, some eminent ethnologists in their own right and by his wife Betty.