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Descriptor English: Ethnology
Descriptor Spanish: Etnología
Descriptor Portuguese: Etnologia
Descriptor French: Ethnologie
Entry term(s): Primitive Societies
Primitive Society
Societies, Primitive
Society, Primitive
Tree number(s): I01.076.201.450.457
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005007
Scope note: The comparative and theoretical study of culture, often synonymous with cultural anthropology.
Annotation: do not confuse with ETHOLOGY, the study of animal behavior; prefer /ethnol
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Entry Version: ETHNOL
DeCS ID: 5099
Unique ID: D005007
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1996/06/10
Ethnology - Preferred
Concept UI M0007881
Scope note The comparative and theoretical study of culture, often synonymous with cultural anthropology.
Preferred term Ethnology
Primitive Societies - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0007882
Preferred term Primitive Societies
Entry term(s) Primitive Society
Societies, Primitive
Society, Primitive



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