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Unformatted text preview: FOLK CULTURE & POPULAR CULTURE TWO POLES OF A CONTINUUM FOLK CULTURE Transmitted interpersonally Stable, conservative, traditionalist Based on idea of community (shared experience and mutual obligations) Clear-cut social roles, M/F division of labor Adapted to a particular environment POPULAR CULTURE Transmitted by media such as books & TV Constantly changing and innovating Based on idea of society (specialized roles and interdependence, impersonal coordination) Flexible and vague social roles Not adapted to any particular environment Persistent elements of folk culture (slowly disappearing) Architecture Vernacular regions Traditional medicine Music Vanishing elements of folk culture (quickly disappearing) Fences Barns Agricultural techniques Dance I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly. Michel de Montaigne remnants of surviving folk culture in the U.S. A vernacular region is a shared, traditional way of ordering experience, therefore, it is part of folk culture an especially interesting part for geographers. Folk Culture includes traditional medicine.traditional medicine....
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