Super culture

A Super-culture is a collection of cultures and/or subcultures, that interact with one another, share similar characteristics and collectively have a degree of sense of unity. In other words, Super-culture is a culture encompassing several subcultures with common elements.[1] This is distinct from the concept of Multiculture.

List of Super cultures

List of Super-cultures:

  • rave - In modern society, rave is described as a culture closely defined as a super culture.[2][3]
  • Steampunk - it is fast becoming a super-culture rather than a mere subculture.[4]
  • Foodtruck collectives & Pop-up Restaurants + Shops.

Some Ancient cultures that are also considered (termed) "Super-culture":

See also


  1. Culture and History, by Philip Bagby
  2. „Die Elektronische Invasion. Rave – aus der Subkultur in die Superkultur“ Benjamin Franz Jochum, University of Copenhagen, 2012.
  3. The Subculture Reader, Ken Gelder, 2005
  4. "Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2012 Panel Schedule, Saturday, September 15" (PDF). Comikaze Expo. Sep 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-20.

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