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Finding Ethnographies

If you know the name of the peoples you're researching, enter it in LibrarySearch.

example: Lahu

You can also search using either 'ethnography' OR 'ethnology' in combination with the name of the peoples you're researching or the country or geographic region in which they live.

example: ethnography AND Iraq

ethnology and Maasai

 Other useful terms to combine with the name of the peoples or the country or geographic region include:


Books about Anthropologists

To find book-length biographies of anthropologists:

  • If you know the person's name, search by it
  • If you don't have a specific person in mind, search the word anthropologists

Many encyclopedias have short biographies of prominent anthropologists.

Requesting Books

What if DePaul doesn't have the book, video or article I need?

Click Here for more information about requesting items through interlibrary loan.