Explains how culture functions within several of the contexts of space. In essence, this title claims that cultural change involves the retaining of some cultural practices along with their modification, revision, and re-invention of events to accommodate the present.
Preface by Dr. Robert W. Vaagan; Acknowledgements; 1. Cultural Space and Human Geography; 2. The Framework of Cultural Space; 3. The Theoretical Foundations; 4. Culture as Social Practice; 5. The Epistemological Realm of Practical Consciousness; 6. The Ontological Realm of Practical Consciousness; 7. Stratification Theory and Changing Societal Types; 8. The Philosophy of Cultural Time; 9. Modernization and the Cultural Space of Harbin; 10. The Cultural Space of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 11. The Cultural Space of Venice, Italy; 12. The Cultural Space of Lisbon, Portugal; 13. Concluding Remarks on the Theory of Cultural Space; Bibliography; Index.