Feeling confused, threatened, disoriented, or even angered by contact with an unfamiliar culture.
Any useful tool or skill. Technology is more than just "high tech" computers and electronics, which are things that we commonly think of today when we hear the term. A simple hammer and nail was at one point a revolutionary technology. Looking at technology as any useful tool or skill introduces a historical component to the concept.
The physical "artifacts" of our culture like our buildings, highways, food production systems, household objects, and technologies.
The elements of culture that are intangible; i.e. ideas, languages, customs, and beliefs.
Learned sets of behaviors and ideas that are acquired by members of a society.
A group of people who live in a delineated space such as a nation and share common symbols, language, and culture.