folk culture

(noun) “The artistic entertainment and material artifacts of a society’s peasantry and/or least learned members, usually involving small-scale household production representative of a unique local community without regard to a wider vernacular” (Wiktionary n.d.).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: folk cultures
  • Folk culture is a form of embodied knowledge.

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Wiktionary. n.d. “folk culture.” Retrieved October 19, 2013 (