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Unformatted text preview: 12/3/09 1 Culture Change Culture Change Difusion Discovery & Inven0on Borrowing cultural traits Realizing and understanding a set of rela:onships & applying that new knowledge to create ar:facts EX¡ agriculture in areas around Fer:le Crescent EX¡ nature of ¢re & how to use it, right to liberty, wheel Accultura0on Di£usion in situa:on of con:nuous contact (forced or voluntary) 9¡% 1¡% When new knowledge is introduced it can… • be rejected • replace existing knowledge • be incorporated along with existing knowledge (ex: syncretism – reconciling conflicting beliefs – synthesizing existing beliefs and practices with new ones introduced from outside) 12/3/09 2 How was Christianity received in Hawaii? • Rejected? • Replaced existing knowledge? • Incorporated into existing knowledge ? Restored Hale o Lono Heiau (500yo), Waimea Val ey, O‘ahu Reconstructed Hale o Keawe (original y built 400ya), Pu‘uhonua o Honaunau National Park, Big Island Three Approaches to Understanding Culture Change...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course ANTH 150 taught by Professor Pietrusewsky during the Fall '10 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.
- Fall '10