Natural selection in cultural evolution: warfare versus peaceful diffusion

American Ethnologist Vol/Iss. 3 Published In Pages: 97-128
By Naroll, Raoul, Divale, William Tulio


Drawing from Social Darwinism theories, this article posits warfare (specifically, military success) as a selective mechanism in the evolution of culture. The hypothesis was not supported.

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