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Many Worlds: Geographies of Cultural Difference Chapter 2
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Cultural Difference Material and nonmaterial culture Folk culture – culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups. - Characteristics of folk cultures
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Cultural Difference Popular culture – culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics. - Characteristics of popular cultures Indigenous culture – found in areas that were colonized
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Region Folk culture regions - Folklore regions Popular culture regions - Placelessness?
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Region Food and drink regions Sports regions - National: Plains, Southern, Pacific states
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Unformatted text preview: - International Vernacular culture regions Mobility Folk culture- Diffusion of Amish in US Diffusion of soccer (from folk to popular custom) - Transformation began in 1800s Amish Folk Culture in US Mobility Popular culture - Varies more in time than place- Diffusion of television- 3 countries dominate the TV industry in LDCs Controlling the spread of popular culture Globalization Convergence vs. divergence hypothesis Gender roles Nature-culture Organic vs. mechanistic view of nature Culture Landscape Folk architecture Popular culture landscape- product recognition- leisure landscapes Popular Culture Landscape Popular Culture Landscape...
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