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culture

(Encyclopedia) culture, in anthropology, the integrated system of socially acquired values, beliefs, and rules of conduct which delimit the range of accepted behaviors in any given society. Cultural differenc...

Villanovan culture

(Encyclopedia) Villanovan culture, the culture of a people of N Italy in the early Iron Age (c.1100–700 BC). The term is derived from the town of Villanova, near Bologna, where the first excavations of a Vi...

tissue culture

(Encyclopedia) tissue culture, the propagation of plants through the placement of small amounts of undifferentiated tissue or single cells in an artificial environment. The tissue is placed in a nutrient medi...

Anasazi culture

(Encyclopedia) Anasazi culture än˝əsä´zē [key]: see Basket Makers ; cliff dwellers ; Pueblo . ...

Clovis culture

(Encyclopedia) Clovis culture, a group of Paleo-Indians (see Americas, antiquity and prehistory of the ) known through artifacts first excavated in the early 1930s near Clovis, N.Mex. The artifacts, inc...

Cultural Revolution

(Encyclopedia) Cultural Revolution, 1966–76, mass mobilization of urban Chinese youth inaugurated by Mao Zedong in an attempt to prevent the development of a bureaucratized Soviet style of Communism....

Folsom culture

(Encyclopedia) Folsom culture fŏl´səm, fŭl´– [key], a group of Paleo-Indians (see Americas, antiquity and prehistory of the ) known through artifacts first excavated (1926) near Folsom, E of Rat...