Flashcards in Chapter 4 Test Deck (38)
What are some common tendencies of folk culture when it comes to using their environment to provide food shelter?
They tend to use their environment to meet their needs – locally grown and/or produced food, and their housing uses local/natural resources
What are some common tendencies of popular culture when it comes to using their environment to provide food and shelter?
Tends to use resources that have been widely diffused, processed, and manufactured. Their houses don't blend in with the natural landscape and are often "cookie-cutter houses "
Who identified three major folk housing styles in the US?
Geographer Fred Kniffen
What are the three major folk housing styles in the United States?
1) New England
2) Middle Atlantic
3) Lower Chesapeake/tidewater
How do folk cultures build houses?
They use what their environment gives them (like sod houses, Adobe houses, and log houses)
What does modern housing make the United States look like?
Makes you not able to tell where you are (Placelessness) because you can order the building materials from all over the world and everything is uniform
When do popular cultural traits, customs, taboos, and traditions blend together?
They often blend together in sports, entertainment, what we eat, and how we dress