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Anthropology

Strategies for Finding Book-length Ethnographies

Search for "ethnography" and the culture you are interested in, as keywords:

      kw: (ethnograph* OR ethnolog*) pueblo

Search for the subject heading "social life and customs" and the culture you are interested in, either as subject heading or keyword.

      su: "social life and customs" navajo 

Search for the subject heading "social conditions" and the culture you are interested in, either as subject heading or keyword.

      su: "social conditions" maori

Add specific characteristics to any of the strategies noted above, usually as keyword, but sometimes subject will work.

      su: "social life and customs" navajo kw: family

Or add specific date ranges (Note: these are publication dates of books).

      su: "social life and customs" navajo kw: family yr: 1951..2013

Books on Conducting Ethnographies

Most books intended to teach you how to conduct an ethnography can be found on the upper level of Buswell Library in the call number range GN345. You can find additional titles by searching su: Ethnology Methodology.