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Unformatted text preview: LEC08 Oct 6 th 2010 M idterm context: -Chap 1: 36-41-Chap 2: 57-73-Chap 4: 127-141, 149-158 Labs** MULT: 25 & & SHORT ANSWER: 10* Culture ***See pg 212-224 What is culture? What is geographical about culture? How do geos study culture? **enormous cultural diversity long history of cultural conflict Defining Culture-the way of life of members of a society [NORTON]-the sum total of knowledge, attitudes and habitual behave. Patterns shared and transmitted by the members of a society-a system of shared beliefs [artistic, intellectual product of a group]-a shared, learned way of life [medium through which meanings and values are expressed ex language, art] **can one person share beliefs?-in general, culture refers to the specialized behave. Patterns, understandings, adaptations and social systems that characterize a group of ppl *Question: is there a Canadian culture or do Cndians & Americans share a common culture?...
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