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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTH 100
Professor
John Barker
Semester
Winter

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What is Culture thJanuary 11 2012 The work of Culture vs the work of biologyCulture builds upon a biological foundation but is distinct from biology in that it is learned Culture is a CONCEPTThe usefulness of models and mapsbut remember the map is not the territory The Challenge of Defining CultureCodere to cultivateAn early definition that complex whole which includes knowledge belief art morals law custom and other capabilitieshabits acquired by man as a member of socitiey Culture is shared socially learned knowledge and patterns of behaviorEB Taylor Primitive Culture 1871 He was referring to all of humanity but about 50 years we began to realize various cultures and began to compare them 1 Culture is sharedsoci
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