Notes 29th April

Notes 29th April - Features of a society that gives it its...

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Features of a society that gives it its integrity: Language Religion Traditions History Arts Social customs Political structures Language one of the most defining aspects of a culture, usually only fully understood within the culture that speaks it. Music and art can in some sense be appreciated outside of the society. Within last 1500 years, Celtic society has been assimilated into other cultures. Resistance has been common, as well as attempts to revive parts of the culture, e.g. the druids Video: Delaney Little remains of the major Celtic culture, only those things that we would consider curiosities. The Romans brought the most obvious fragmentation, with industrialization of their society, export of their resources and peoples. Through four centuries of governing Wales, the English never wavered in their law of banning the Welsh language in the court etc. Village in Wales submerged to make a reservoir for an English town. King Edward made law and politics only to be spoken and written in English.
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