Cultural History

A standard historically transmitted, of meanings incorporated in symbols, a system of inherited, express conceptions in symbolic forms, by means of which the men if communicate, perpetuates and develops its knowledge and its attitudes concerning vida.' ' (GEERTZ, 1989) Thus, Geertz translates what the cultural historians intend to make, to place the culture as scientific source of interpretation of the daily one, that is, to construct the knowledge through the relations between the men and to understand, to interpret, the acts of social meanings involve that them. As it affirms Geertz, ahead of as many definitions of culture, she is necessary to choose one for the accomplishment of the scientific work. The workmanship of Geertz (1989) the Interpretation of the Cultures, will have a great impact enters the theoreticians of Cultural History, therefore when carrying through studies on the fight of rooster in Bali, the author promotes what it calls ' ' description densa' ' , arriving to interpret the most particular acts of significao. The Ryle philosopher tells the case of two boys who blink the right eye quickly, and Geertz, using itself of this speaks of Ryle, uses to advantage for, from the fact, to explain the dense description, interpreting the significao of the blinkings, that in one of the boys are one tique involuntary and in the other it is a conspiracy question, a pact between friends. This takes in them to understand that for the intent researcher, worried about the cultural interpretation of the men and human groupings, the differences of the blinkings indicate partner-cultural behaviors accurately, thus making possible, a deeper reading of the significao of the things of the daily one. The citation below, on the case of the blinkings, strengthens the perception of the different signals of culture: However, even so not retractable, the nervous difference between one tique and a blinking is great ….