New Directions in the Study of Cultural Transmission

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Cultural transmission is a hot topic today. In this article, I show how it haunts the foundations of anthropology and continues to animate many contemporary debates. I suggest, for scholars interested in Intangible Cultural Heritage, new directions to better explore its workings.


Cultural Transmission UNESCO World Heritage Site Intangible Cultural Heritage UNESCO Convention Cultural Loss 
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  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Anthropologie des Mondes ContemporainsUniversité Libre de Bruxelles–Institut de SociologieBrusselsBelgium

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