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(n.) the modification of the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another; the resultant blend
According to Piaget, the process by which new ideas and experiences are absorbed and incorporated into existing mental structures and behaviors
An object made by human beings; often refers to a primitive tool or other relic from an earlier period
The part of the physical landscape that represent material culture; the buildings, roads, bridges, and similar structures large and small of the cultural landscape
Core- Domain- Sphere Model
The place of concentration notices the region that is greatest
The contact and interaction of one culture with another
denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
Geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relationships.
Fashioning of a natural landscape by a cultural group
The combination of the cultural traits that is in a group that spreads over an area.
A center where cultures developed and from which ideas and traditions spread outward
A related set of culture traits descriptive of one aspect of a society's behavior or activity (may be assoc. with religious beliefs or business practices).
A single element of normal practice in a culture, such as the wearing of a turban.
An area in which people have many shared culture traits
A practice that a group of people routinely follow
A doctrine that claims that cultural traits are formed and controlled by environmental conditions.
Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups.
Actions or processes that involve the entire world and result in making something worldwide in scope
The process by which people in a local place mediate and alter regional, national, and global processes
Place where an organism lives
..., All the natural and human-created objects to which people have attached meaning.
The central, enduring elements of a culture expressing its values and beliefs, including language, religion, folklore, and etc.
Culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics.
The theory that the physical may set limits on human actions, but people have the ability to adjust to the physical environment and choose a course of action from many alternatives.
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imprints on a place, each contributing to the cumulative cultural landscape.
The institutions and links between individuals and groups that unit a culture, including family structure and political, educational and religious institutions.
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
The spatial expression of a popular custom in one location being similar to another.
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