the entire inherited pattern of cultural activity present in a society.
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How to use social heritage in a sentence
The social heritage is, of course, all that a man or woman gets from the accumulated wisdom of society.The Story of the Mind | James Mark Baldwin
He shows from infancy that he is unable to enter into the social heritage because he is unable to learn to do social things.The Story of the Mind | James Mark Baldwin
The social heritage of the Negro has been described at great length and often with little regard for fact, by hundreds of writers.Applied Eugenics | Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
In any concrete situation the transmission of a social heritage may combine varying elements of both processes.Introduction to the Science of Sociology | Robert E. Park
Human society, then, unlike animal society is mainly a social heritage, created in and transmitted by communication.Introduction to the Science of Sociology | Robert E. Park