Cultural Anthropology Notes Chapter 2

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Cultural Anthropology Notes Chapter 2 -various uses for the word culture- in anthropology no one society has more culture an any other -E.B. Tylor-founders of cultural anthropology-defines culture as: “that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, customs, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society” Requirements of Culture -learned from others while growing up in a particular human society or group -is widely shared by the members of that society or group -is responsible for most differences in ways of thinking and behaving that exist between human societies or groups
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Unformatted text preview: -is so essential in completing the psychological and social development of individuals that a person who did not learn culture would not be considered normal by other people-cultural integration: each aspect (behavioral, mental, etc) are mutually interdependent Society-territorially defined-most can speak same language-share sense of common identity-members are unified, although perhaps only temporarily and situationally by an overarching organization that involves common activities or participation in public decisions Cultural knowledge:-norms-values-symbols-classification of reality-world views...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course ANTH 200 taught by Professor V during the Fall '10 term at Saint Louis.

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