Culture is easily divided into material or nonmaterial concepts

Culture is easily divided into material or nonmaterial concepts

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Culture is easily divided into material or nonmaterial concepts (See Robertson, 1989:29). Material culture includes: weapons machines eating utensils jewelry art hair styles clothing Anthropologists study material artifacts when exploring cultures which have been extinct for hundreds or thousands of years. All which remains from ancient cultures are artifacts of their material culture. Nonmaterial Often Sociologists will investigate nonmaterial aspects. Nonmaterial culture refers to abstract
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Unformatted text preview: human creations. Included in this category are: language gestures values beliefs rules (norms) philosophies customs governments institutions Ideal Culture and Real Culture? Appelbaum and Chambliss (1997:42) contend that ideal culture refers to the norms and values that a society professes to hold. Henslin (2004:49-50) ideal culture describes models to emulate and which as worth aspiring to....
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