ethnographic :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words

ethnographic

eth nuh gra fik

  • a  of or relating to ethnography
    ethnographical data

  • Murnau, one of the greatest silent-film directors, went to Tahiti (with documentary pioneer Robert Flaherty) to make this ethnographic idyll spiked with Hollywood-style melodrama.
  • As I recall the English lyric, it wore its ethnographic condescension jovially: "Oh, far away in Africa, Happy happy Africa, They do a bingo-bongo-bingo In hokey .
  • Best bet seemed to be a pint-sized "ethnographic" Polish State around Warsaw.
Quotes

  • Daniel Webster in Urbanite Baltimore
    Ethnographic studies show that many urban young men believe you have to be willing to be violent to be a man,says Daniel Webster, associate director for research at the Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence at Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg...
  • Neil Smelser in San Francisco Chronicle
    UC Berkeley emeritus sociologist Neil Smelser, who recommended the hiring of Wacquant at Berkeley, called the boxing sojourn "quite an ingenious and creative mode of ethnographic fieldwork."

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.