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Folk and Popular Cul

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Folk and Popular CultureDefinition
ADAPTIVE STRATEGIES a society’s system of economic production
ANGLO-AMERICAN LANDSCAPE distinguished by a set of cultural traits like language, beliefs, customs, norms of behavior, social institutions, way of life, artifacts etc.
CHARACTERISTICS Being a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing; distinctive
ARCHITECTURAL FORM the difference in architectural preference, mainly housing, based on social, economic, cultural and environmental factors
BUILT ENVIRONMENT refers to the man-made surroundings that provide the setting for human activity, ranging from the large-scale civic surroundings to the personal places.
FOLK CULTURE Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups
FOLK FOOD every traditional society has its own particular regional food choices
FOLK HOUSE a house that is traditionally dwelled by the common people of a region
FOLK SONGS songs belonging to the folk music of a group of people or area, has many versions which vary from region to region
FOLKLORE legends, tales, and knowledge, often about nature and usually oral, developed by a society over time and repeated to successive generations
MATERIAL CULTURE The art, housing, clothing, sports, dances, foods, and other similar items constructed or created by a group of people
NONMATERIAL CULTURE The beliefs, practices, aesthics, and values of a group of people
POPULAR CULTURE Culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differances in other personal characteristics
SURVEY SYSTEMS it is a method used in the United States to survey and identify land parcels, particularly for rural land, and wild or undeveloped land
TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE a term used to categorize methods of construction which use locally available resources to address local needs
Created by: ccaphg on 2008-04-07



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