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Individual mobility at early settlements raises questions about tenets of culture history

From its early foundations, two schools of thought have dominated academic anthropology’s perspective on deep human history. Whereas cultural evolution has charted broad, step-like trajectories toward large human aggregations, culture history subdivides cultural traditions in space and time.​ Click here to read the full article.

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