Culture, Civilization and Human Society

Edited by : Herbert Arlt and Donald G. Daviau,

Research Institute for Austrian and International Literature and Cultural Studies (INST), Austria
University of California, Riverside CA, USA

1. Theory and History of Culture

Gerhard Budin, Austria

Foundations and Characteristics of Culture

Peter Horn, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Culture as a Manifestation of Human Activity

Franz Wuketits

Sorting out Culture

Herbert Eisele, France

Interpretation of Symbols

Vasil Rainov, Bulgaria

2. Cultural Heritage

Peter Horn, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Diversity and Unity in the Cultural Heritage of Peoples, States and Humanity

Anette Horn, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Traditions, Innovations and Discontinuations in the Development of Culture

Anette Horn, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Protection of Cultural Heritage as Social, Political, and Economic Issues

Kathleen Thorpe, South Africa

3. Mass Culture, Popular Culture and Cultural Identity

Peter Horn, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Gobalization and Contemporary Societies

Kathleen Thorpe, South Africa

Modern and Traditional Culture

David Simo, University of Yaounde, Cameroon

Imperialism, Resistance, and Culture

David Simo, University of Yaounde, Cameroon

Structures of Culture and Communication Forms

Herbert Eisele, France

Perception of the Arts

Vasil Rainov, Bulgaria

4. Cultural Interactions

Herbert Arlt, Research Institute for Austrian and International Literature and Cultural Studies (INST), Austria

Local Cultures and Global Dynamics

Peter Horn, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Cultural Exchange

Kathleen Thorpe, South Africa

Interculturality and Communication

Ernest W.B. Hess-Luettich, Switzerland

Global Information Fluxes and Cultures

Maria Wuketits

Global Cultural Integration and Differences

Maria Wuketits

5. Twentieth Century Perspectives on Culture

Peter Horn, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Culture and Sustainable Development of Human Society

Herbert Eisele, France

Ecology of Culture

Maria Wuketits

Cultural Change Phenomena

Valery Timopheyev, Russia

Environment and Communication

Ernest W.B. Hess-Luettich, Switzerland




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