a branch of anthropology dealing with the development of cultures, as through the analysis of archaeological findings.

1950–55; ethno- + history

ethnohistorian [eth-noh-hi-stawr-ee-uhn, -stohr-] , noun
ethnohistorical [eth-noh-hi-stawr-i-kuhl, -stor-] , ethnohistoric, adjective
ethnohistorically, adverb Unabridged
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Development of a genealogical record and an official ethnohistory are critical for recognition.
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