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Anthropology: Cultural Anthropology

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Cultural Anthropology

Cultural Anthropology, (known also as social or sociocultural anthropology) that studies cultures throughout the world.

Cultural Anthropology has two primary components and these include: ethnology and ethnography. 

Ethnology is the study and analysis of cultures from a historical perspective while utilizing ethnographic accounts and developing theories that can help explain why similarities and differences can occur among groups. 

Ethnography is a description of a specific culture through direct fieldwork.