ethnohistory

noun

eth·​no·​his·​to·​ry ˌeth-nō-ˈhi-st(ə-)rē How to pronounce ethnohistory (audio)
: a study of the development of cultures
ethnohistorian noun
ethnohistoric adjective
or ethnohistorical

Examples of ethnohistory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Anthropology, ethnohistory, archaeology, and the history of art and literature all needed to be brought into play. J.h. Elliott, The New York Review of Books, 17 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ethnohistory was in 1943

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“Ethnohistory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethnohistory. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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