Cultural Diffusion and Convergence


Cultural Diffusion

Spreading ideas from one culture to another

Diffusion Example 1

Enchiladas and soccer came from latin america and is also part of american culture now.

Diffusion Example 2

When the european settlers came to the americas they modernized and diffused there culture to the native americans.
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Cultural Convergence

When different cultures share ideas such as literature.

Example 1

An example of cultural convergence is when new explorers brought new crops, a part of their culture, into the native american culture, and they too started growing that.

Example 2

Mcdonalds in india is a great example. It is an american company, yet they integrate their own culture by selling different kinds of foods from their own culture.
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