Ascertaining, testing, and interpreting sequences of cultural development

Southwestern Journal of Anthropology Vol/Iss. 24 Published In Pages: 354-374
By Carneiro, Robert L.


This study takes an evolutionary approach to understanding cultural development. The author suggests that "the degree of regularity in the relative order of development of any two traits is directly proportional to the evolutionary distance between them." Scale analysis supports this proposition.

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