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  • Timothy Rice


This refers to culture change in conditions of direct contact between people of different cultures. It does not imply assimilation in the sense of loss of culture, and it can be directly observed and reconstructed ethnographically, unlike diffusion, a historical process inferred speculatively from the distribution of cultural traits. The term first appeared in print in an ...

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International Musicological Society: Congress Report [1930-]
Journal of the American Musicological Society