Week 8: Wednesday: Culture Regions
Why is the world divided into these main culture regions?
Today, we will look at some of the main culture regions of the world and explore their shared common characteristics. We will talk about which societies within the region fit the description of these traits and which do not--and why!
Today we will also read the following anthropologist, Horace Minor, and his field notes he recorded about a tribe in observed in 1954. We will read his notes and try to understand more about this culture and how it compares to our own culture traits today.
Link to reading: The Body Rituals of the Nacirema
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