area study


area study
noun
: a study of a political or geographical area including its history, geography, language, and general culture

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anthropological or sociological research intended to gather and relate data on various aspects of a geographical region and its inhabitants, as natural resources, history, language, institutions, or cultural and economic characteristics; a field investigation into human ecology.

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area study,
U.S. a program of study, usually on the college or university level, which deals with the history, geography, economics, language, literature, and culture of a given geographical area (in Great Britain called local history).

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