New Directions in the Study of Cultural Transmission

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Abstract

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.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Anthropologie des Mondes ContemporainsUniversité Libre de Bruxelles–Institut de SociologieBrusselsBelgium

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