lf/hat is Culture?
The ambiguity of the concept of culture is notorious. Some
One of the oldest definitions of culture was given by the British anthropologist, Sir E.B. Tylor (1832-1917) in the opening lines of his book, Primitive / Cultures (1871) :
Culture is that complex whole which includes knowledge,
belief, art, morals, law, customs, and other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society •