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Looking for Ethnographies

Searching for anthropological studies can be a challenge, but a group of anthropology librarians in the American Library Association has created a cheat sheet to help you search for ethnographies.

What are the best ways to find Ethnographies?

Anthropology Style Guide

AAA Style Guide
American Anthropological Association Style Guide 2009

Subfields of Anthropology

Interpretations of sub-fields according to the
SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY
Anthropology at Syracuse focuses on permutations of socio-cultural anthropology, historical archaeology and bio-archaeology. (Dept. of Anthropology website)

APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY
ARCHAEOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY

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Field Location - West Africa

Water front, Cape Coast, Ghana