social anthropology

Definitions of social anthropology
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n the branch of anthropology that deals with human culture and society

Synonyms:
cultural anthropology
Types:
garbology
the study of a society by analyzing its garbage
mythology
the study of myths
ritualism
the study of religious or magical rites and ceremonies
Type of:
anthropology
the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings

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