Not the Hoi Polloi: A History of ‘High Culture’

The high culture of the West originated in the classical-world traditions of intellectual and aesthetic life in Ancient Greece. Introduction High culture encompasses the cultural objects of aesthetic value, which a society collectively esteem as exemplary art,[1] and the intellectual works of philosophy, history, and literature that a society consider representative of their culture.[2] In popular usage, the term high culture identifies the culture[…]

3 Facts to Know about Modern Ethnographic Research

The ethnographic study refers to a branch of anthropology that studies a group of people in-depth and tries to understand how they live. Generally, in ethnographic research, a group of researchers observes behavior in a person or a group of people with the help of pre-installed cameras that are set up at their homes or[…]