Cultural Diffusion

Some articles on cultural diffusion, cultural, diffusion:

Trans-cultural Diffusion
... In cultural anthropology and cultural geography, cultural diffusion, as first conceptualized by Alfred L ... Kroeber in his influential 1940 paper Stimulus Diffusion, or trans-cultural diffusion in later reformulations, is the spread of cultural items—such as ideas, styles, religions, technologies, languages etc ... It is distinct from the diffusion of innovations within a single culture ...
Kudumbi - Cultural Diffusion and Language Convergence
... During the late 19th century in Kerala, when a socio-cultural revival took place in many backward communities, the Kudumbi opened themselves up to mainstream socio-cultu ... Unfortunately, newer socio-economic and cultural changes in the community spurred a slow reverse cultural diffusion ... Kudumbi customs have regional disparities and many have vanished from its cultural ethos altogether ...
History Of Writing - Inventions of Writing
... China around 1200 BCE, or whether the appearance of writing in either or both places were due to cultural diffusion (i.e ... it is debated whether this system is true writing, and if it is, whether it is yet another case of cultural diffusion of writing ... Various other known cases of cultural diffusion of writing exist, where the general concept of writing was transmitted from one culture to another but the specifics of the system were independently ...

Famous quotes containing the word cultural:

    By Modernism I mean the positive rejection of the past and the blind belief in the process of change, in novelty for its own sake, in the idea that progress through time equates with cultural progress; in the cult of individuality, originality and self-expression.
    Dan Cruickshank (b. 1949)