An Attempt to Determine Formal and Functional Culture Region for Aba Wrestling as Cultural Heritage (Hatay)


ÇETİN B. , Coskun M.

JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHY-COGRAFYA DERGISI, no.40, pp.65-82, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 40
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.26650/jgeog2019-0019
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHY-COGRAFYA DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.65-82

Abstract

With the purpose of determining formal and functional culture regions for Aba Wrestling, this study is significant in solidifying the role of culture in spatial organization. Data were obtained by using ethnographic methods through participatory observations and interviews with people aged 65 years and older in communities that have adopted wrestling.