From Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology
As a written account, an ethnography focuses on a particular population, place and time with the deliberate goal of describing it to others.
Picture of Bronislaw Malinowski with natives on Trobriand Islands, ca 1918.
An Ethnography IS:
An Ethnography is NOT:
From: University of Arizona (2013). What is an ethnography? Retrieved from: https://www.library.arizona.edu/help/tutorials/ethnography/whatis.html
Dr. Susan Vincent from the StFX Anthropology Department offers a more in-depth definition of ethnography which can be found in the document below:
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