Definition of High Culture
Examples of High Culture
High Culture Pronunciation
Syllabification: high cul·ture
- American English – /hIE kUHl-chuhr/
- British English – /hIE kUHl-chuh/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /haɪ ˈkʌlʧər/
- British English – /haɪ ˈkʌlʧə/
- Plural: high cultures
- High culture typically requires education or training to develop a sophisticated appreciation.
- High culture is produced by a highly skilled labor force.
- High culture is derived from “highbrow“. The term is related to phrenology, a pseudoscience that contended personality was determined by the measurement of the bumps on human skulls.
- A type of culture.
- High culture is contrasted to low culture.
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “high culture.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 3, 2022 (https://sociologydictionary.org/high-culture/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
high culture. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/high-culture/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “high culture.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 3, 2022. https://sociologydictionary.org/high-culture/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“high culture.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 3 Oct. 2022. <https://sociologydictionary.org/high-culture/>.