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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTH 3120
Professor
Karl Schmid
Semester
Fall

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Authenticity 1. Authenticity is a cultural construction Cultural construction: not natural, but socially and culturally produced and reproduced Who is an ‘authentic’ Canadian’ and why? • As you go through time, authenticity changes • Anthropologists would say there is no objective authenticity • Authenticity is important to our self-definition 2. Authenticity is a Western notion with a history, connected to the production of the individual. • Authenticity is connected to mobility in the individual. • Language, clothing can suggest different things Museum is a temple of authenticity • The search for authenticity in tourism is connected with modernization—we live In such a modern world where part of our authenticity comes from finding our past. • Leads motivations of some tourists • The search for the authentic also refers to the opaqueness of human activities in complex societies • Come up with 2 example
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