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Flier Andrey Yakovlevich,
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor,
Chief Researcher
Likhachev Russian Research Institute
for Culturaland Natural Heritage,
Professor at Moscow StateLinguistic University.


Structuring culture according to its socio-functional specializations

Abstract. The article analyzes various socio-functional types of culture of each nation: consanguineous, ethnic, national-political, confessional, social-class and professional, examines their essential characteristics, belonging to certain social groups, etc. It shows how the type of human activity was reflected in the features of a particular socio-functional culture.

Keywords. Culture, types of activity, socio-functional types of culture, epochs.

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