Alexander Social

The boarding will not linger only on Alexander its parents brothers and nephews. Distant relatives and some families joined of it for marriage bows also will be presented, particularly of major Joo the Relative and its Pious son. These comparisons allow to better understand the familiar relations and the customs of these families sertanejas. One ' ' micron-histria' ' with literary pretensions, fellow creature to narrative of Carlo Ginzburg, ' ' The cheese and vermes' ' , (1986) using ' ' paradigm indicirio' ' of this exactly author, will result in one ' ' assay memorialista' ' allowing to some levels of reading and similar narrations to ' ' description densa' ' of C. Geertz, that must simultaneously please to the readers without academic formation allowing the historians good source of analysis of the reality sertaneja, and flirting with the controversy ' ' history alternativa' ' German, based on verbal stories.

A culture concept fits here: the way to think, to feel and to act of a social group, its customs, its form of if socially relating, its way of production, its particular identity, where most important it is what one exactly thinks of itself and not it historical or social reality. The culture appeared with the proper one human being, being one of its basic characteristics, to possess and to produce culture. Any social group possesss cultural elements of diverse origins inherited of its ancestral ones or apprehended of the contact with other groups and to accumulate this culture becomes it great competitive advantage of the society occidental person. From there to use it theory of Max Weber, ' ' The protestant ethics and the spirit of capitalismo' ' , in which on protestant culture to the incentive to the study, the valuation of the work and usury, was great the responsible one for the capitalist development, or that at least it had great contribution in this development.