• ETHNOGRAPHY/ETHNOLOGY AS A SOURCE OF AFRICAN HISTORY
    WORLD HISTORY

    ETHNOGRAPHY/ETHNOLOGY AS A SOURCE OF AFRICAN HISTORY

    Ethnography is the study of present-day social institutions as well as the crafts and artistic skills of people. Example is the collaboration of festivals, the process of making pottery, beads, weaving, construction etc.   ADVANTAGES/IMPORTANCE OF ETHNOGRAPHY Understand the Present Day Technology: The conclusions drawn from the study and examination of these institutions and artefacts in examination of these institutions and artefacts in their present form help towards fully understanding and explain the past’s influence on the formation of present skills/techniques. Understand the Past: The conclusions drawn from the study and examination of these institutions and artefacts in examination of these institutions and artefacts in their present form help to…

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