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  1. Cultural dimensions reconsidered: global and regional analyses of the ethnographic atlasSmith, Frank J. - American Anthropologist, 1977 - 1 Hypotheses

    This study examines the patterns in associations between cultural traits. Factor analysis and hierarchical cluster analyses were employed to identify various dimensions of culture. Regional patterns and theoretical implications of the findings are discussed.

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  2. Patterns of cultural diffusion: analyses of trait associations across societies by content and geographical proximitySmith, Frank J. - Cross-Cultural Research, 1977 - 2 Hypotheses

    This article suggests that societies are not passive receivers of traits, but rather that diffusion is purposive, sensitive to its environmental outcomes and thus influenced by trait content. Findings support this hypothesis.

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