GEOG 102 Ch.4 Culture

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Unformatted text preview: asterpieces of “intangible cultural heritage.” Included are a wide variety of “folk” places: Khami Ruins (Zimbabwe) Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis (Brazil) Ohrid Region (Macedonia) Source: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/ 23 Included are a wide variety of activities: The Oral and Graphic Expressions of the Wajapi (Brazil) The Tradition of Vedic Chanting (India) The Cultural Space and Oral Culture of the Semeiskie [“Old Believers”] (Russia) Source: http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/index.php?pg=home 24 Popular Music Popular music is (usually) written or performed by known individuals who "own" it. Popular music is (usually) produced as a kind of commodity – it’s for sale. Popular music tends to vary a lot more over time than from place to place. Modern popular music began about 100 years ago: Performed in English "music halls" and in American "vaudeville," and composed by professionals in places like "Tin Pan Alley." Global-scale diffusion during the First & Second World Wars. Continued and...
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