research product . 2017

The role of personality in the transmission of cultural forms an example of the bearer of regional traditions in central Moravia (the ethnographic area of Haná)

Válka Miroslav;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Glasnik Etnografskog instituta SANU
  • Country: Serbia
The ethnographic area of Haná in Central Moravia (Czech Republic) has been among distinctive ethnographic regions since the 16th century. Even though traditional regional forms had gradually disappeared as a consequence of the modernization of village life, these returned alongside new functions in terms of national consciousness from the late 19th century. It was the intelligentsia, mainly teachers, priests, physicians and artists, who contributed to the spread of these forms. The personalities´ activities did not stop even in the 20th century. The teacher Marie Pachtová (born 1932) is an example of one such person (in study by Miroslav Válk...
free text keywords: intangible cultural heritage, Czech Republic, Haná region, Marie Pachtová
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