GEOG 102 Ch.4 Culture

How does the world work how should you behave what

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Unformatted text preview: e culture and are now found in 17 US States. The Amish (and their beliefs) have spread by relocation diffusion – which is just about the only way folk cultures and their beliefs can spread. How does the world work? How should you behave? What should you do when someone is born? Or marries? Or dies? How should you live your life? Every culture has had to come up with answers to questions like these -- answers that (more or less) work for that culture. Folk beliefs are usually transmitted orally. 21 22 Folk Masterpieces: World Heritage Sites The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has recognized 878 places around the world as “World Heritage Sites.” These are places that individual countries have selected as “of outstanding universal value.” Though many of these are natural or historical, some of these are places where folk culture is maintained or preserved. Intangible Folk Masterpieces Since 1997 the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has proclaimed 90 different Folk M...
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2010 for the course GEOG 102 taught by Professor Osborn during the Fall '10 term at San Diego State.

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