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Mead (1955) said that culture “is an abstraction of the body of learned behaviour which a group of people who share the same tradition transmit entire to their children, and, in part, to adult immigrants who become members of the society.”[1]

Theoretical culture[edit]


  1. "[t]he arts, customs, and habits that characterize a particular society or nation",[2]
  2. "[t]he beliefs, values, behaviour and material objects that constitute a people's way of life",[2]
  3. "[a]ny knowledge passed from one generation to the next, not necessarily with respect to human beings",[2] or
  4. "[t]he language and peculiarities of a geographical location"[2]

is called a culture.

"A culture is the combination of the language that you speak and the geographical location you belong to. It also includes the way you represent dates, times and currencies."[2]

See also[edit]


  1. Mead, M. (Ed.). (1955). Cultural patterns and technical change. New York: Mentor Books.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Lua error in Module:Citation/CS1 at line 3505: bad argument #1 to 'pairs' (table expected, got nil).

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