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social anthropology

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social anthropologist, noun
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  • Much of contemporary social anthropology represents a traumatized retreat from the sins of those intellectual fathers.
  • Notices on various offices indicated that this was now the social anthropology department.
British Dictionary definitions for social anthropology

social anthropology

noun
1.
the branch of anthropology that deals with cultural and social phenomena such as kinship systems or beliefs, esp of nonliterate peoples
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