Tag Archives: Ethnographic Studies

The Power and Potential of eHRAF: Cross-Cultural Research and Archaeology

Jeffrey Vadala Given that the archaeological record is often incomplete, how can archaeologists make reliable conclusions about human behavior in the past? Archaeologists employ a variety of approaches to this end, using statistical, interpretive, comparative…

Weekly live & interactive online training for eHRAF Databases

In our weekly scheduled webinars, you can learn more about the eHRAF databases, including how the culture collections are organized by regions, sub-regions, sample(s) and subsistence types; HRAF’s very detailed human curation of documents and…

A Cross-Cultural Search for Edible Insects

This image of an Advanced Search in the eHRAF World Cultures database shows a combination of OCM subjects and keywords that can be used in a cross-cultural study to find ethnographic texts on eating insects, and…

A Cross-cultural Study for Good Luck – Bad Luck

In eHRAF World Cultures you can search for “good luck” and “bad luck” using the Advanced Search with its “Add Subjects” feature and keywords.  In “Add Subjects” you can pick OCM subjects such as “Luck…