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Descriptor English: Anthropology, Cultural
Descriptor Spanish: Antropología Cultural
Descriptor Portuguese: Antropologia Cultural
Descriptor French: Anthropologie culturelle
Entry term(s): Cultural Anthropology
Culture, Material
Ethnographies
Ethnography
Material Culture
Material Cultures
Social Anthropology
Tree number(s): I01.076.201
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000884
Scope note: Study of social phenomena which characterize the learned, shared, and transmitted social activities of particular ethnic groups with focus on the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability.
Annotation: IM as the discipline (education, history, etc) only; NIM with no qualifiers as a coordinate
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
Previous Indexing: Anthropology (1966-1967)
Australoid Race (1966-1967)
Blacks (1966-1967)
Caucasoid Race (1966-1967)
Ethnology (1966-1967)
Ethnopsychology (1966-1967)
Mongoloid Race (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
Related: Ethnopsychology MeSH
Qualitative Research MeSH
DeCS ID: 897
Unique ID: D000884
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/10/11
Anthropology, Cultural - Preferred
Concept UI M0001319
Scope note Study of social phenomena which characterize the learned, shared, and transmitted social activities of particular ethnic groups with focus on the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability.
Preferred term Anthropology, Cultural
Entry term(s) Cultural Anthropology
Ethnography - Narrower
Concept UI M0001320
Preferred term Ethnography
Entry term(s) Ethnographies
Social Anthropology - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI F0001211
Preferred term Social Anthropology
Material Culture - Narrower
Concept UI M000644454
Scope note Study of objects made or used by people, especially the folk artifacts produced by traditional methods, as well as techniques of their production.
Preferred term Material Culture
Entry term(s) Culture, Material
Material Cultures



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