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ANTH 1220 Lecture 5: Lecture 5

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University of Manitoba
ANTH 1220
Ellen R.Judd

o82 Diffusion: spread of ideas, material objects, and cultural practices from one society to another through direct and indirect culture contact (external) Acculturation: process by which a group adjusts to the influence of a dominant culture, while at the same time maintaining its original cultural identity Assimilation: wholesale acceptance of the entire value and meaning system and abandonment of ones own values. Often occurs under pressure from the domination of a more powerful group over a subjugated one Global Culture: a constellation of technologies, practices, attitudes, values, and symbols that spread internationally Globalization: the process by which the exchange of products, investment, and people across national and regional boundaries increases Liberalization policies: policies that attempt to eliminate national government controls on investment, imports, currency rates, and many other practices that ere considered to constrain trade CHAPTER 2 Studying Culture th 14th 15 century we began to think about cultural difference o Coincides with the age of exploration Missionaries: Travel with explorers Civilize the savages Worked and lived among the people they were studying Very critical of the way the indigenous lived their lives Thought the Western Way was right Explorers: Marco Polo
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