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" denotes an historically transmitted pattern of meanings embodied in symbols, a system of inherited conceptions expressed in symbolic forms by means of which men [sic] communicate, perpetuate, and develop their knowledge about and attitudes toward life "
Born in the U.S.A.: The Myth of America in Popular Music from Colonial Times ... - Página 4
por Timothy E. Scheurer - 1991 - 280 páginas
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Americas Jews

Chaim Waxman - 2010 - 290 páginas
...characterizes Jewish ethnicity, is particularly relevant in terms of the way Clifford Geertz defines culture: "an historically transmitted pattern of meanings embodied...communicate, perpetuate, and develop their knowledge and attitudes toward life" (Geertz, 1976, p. 89). Religion, in turn, is a cultural system, a complex...
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New Directions in European Historiography

Georg G. Iggers - 1984 - 267 páginas
...significance he himself has spun, I take culture to be those webs." Culture presents itself, he continued, as "an historically transmitted pattern of meanings embodied...system of inherited conceptions expressed in symbolic form by which men communicate, perpetrate and develop their knowledge about attitudes toward life."...
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Culture Theory: Essays on Mind, Self and Emotion

University of Cambridge - 1984 - 359 páginas
...and I suspect most of the conferees would feel comfortable with Geertz's own definition of culture as "an historically transmitted pattern of meanings embodied...system of inherited conceptions expressed in symbolic form by means of which men communicate, perpetuate, and develop their knowledge about and attitudes...
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Renaissance Revivals: City Comedy and Revenge Tragedy in the London Theater ...

Wendy Griswold - 1986 - 288 páginas
...forgotten works. 13. The quotation is from Clifford Geertz definition of culture, the whole of which is "an historically transmitted pattern of meanings embodied in symbols, a system of inherited conception expressed in symbolic forms by means of which men communicate, perpetuate, and develop their...
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Horn and Crescent: Cultural Change and Traditional Islam on the East African ...

Randall L. Pouwels - 2002 - 288 páginas
...collective experiences of the world in which they live both in time and space. Thus, a culture evolves as a historically transmitted pattern of meanings embodied...communicate, perpetuate and develop their knowledge about the attitudes towards life.40 As man experiences the world in which he lives, many symbols of his existence...
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Human Rights in Africa: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

Abdullahi Ahmed An-naim, Francis M. Deng - 2010 - 399 páginas
...study of culture presents it in terms of symbols and meanings.4 Geertz, for example, defines culture as "an historically transmitted pattern of meanings embodied...expressed in symbolic forms by means of which men [and women] communicate, perpetuate, and develop their knowledge about and attitudes toward life."5...
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Bicultural and Trilingual Education: The Foyer Model in Brussels

Michael Byram, J. Leman - 1990 - 158 páginas
...that theory should not ignore the cultural dimension. In Geertz's definition (1975: 89) culture is 'an historically transmitted pattern of meanings embodied...symbols, a system of inherited conceptions expressed in a symbolic form by means of which men communicate, perpetuate and develop their knowledge about attitudes...
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The End of Ancient Christianity

R. A. Markus, Robert Austin Markus - 1990 - 258 páginas
...religion will be one among a number of constituents which, taken together, constitute a 'culture': 'an historically transmitted pattern of meanings embodied...inherited conceptions expressed in symbolic forms by which men communicate, perpetuate, and develop the-.r knowledge about and attitude towards life.'21...
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Mediating Languages and Cultures: Towards an Intercultural Theory of Foreign ...

Dieter Buttjes, Michael Byram - 1991 - 333 páginas
...have even gone further than this: 'Language is all', they seem to be saying. lf to Geertz culture is 'an historically transmitted pattern of meanings embodied...system of inherited conceptions expressed in symbolic form by means of which men communicate, perpetuate, and develop their knowledge about and attitude...
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Integrity and Moral Relativism

Samuel Fleischacker - 1992 - 259 páginas
...and Clifford Geertz's 1966 definition of the term as "an historically transmitted pattern of meaning embodied in symbols, a system of inherited conceptions...communicate, perpetuate, and develop their knowledge and attitudes toward life." 7 On the other hand, the definitions are so varied and in so much conflict...
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