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Glencoe Global Culture


the way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs

ethnic group

a group of people who share the same ancestors, culture, language, religion and some physical characteristics


a variety of speech characterized by its own particular grammar or pronunciation, often associated with a particular geographical region


form of limited government in which power rests with the people, and all citizens share in the running of the government


form government in which a leader rules by force and typically limits citizens' freedoms


A government ruled by a king or queen


highly developed culture; a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)

cultural diffusion

the process of spreading ideas, customs, language and technologies from one people to another

culture region

an area in which people have many shared culture traits


development of a worldwide culture with an interdependent economy; the trend toward increased cultural and economic connectedness between people, businesses, and organizations throughout the world.


scattered or found in a wide area; widely circulated or diffused


the single one of its kind; being the only one of its kind

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