Human Relations Area Files: World Cultures (formerly Collection of Ethnography)
Partial full-text database

Books, articles, and manuscripts on cultures of the world, past and present. A research tool for archaeologists, anthropologists, sociologists and beyond. Note for the Collection of Ethnography: the online version includes more recent source materials; the microfiche version retains older sources (before the annual installment 42).


Alternate names

HRAF world cultures, Human Relations Area Files world cultures, World cultures

Content type

Partial full-text database


Human Relations Area Files (eHRAF)

Open access



Anthropology, Archaeology, History - Middle East, History - Social & Cultural, Indigenous Studies, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Political Science, Sociology

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