On the shape and fabric of human history.

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dc.contributor.author Gray, Russell en
dc.contributor.author Greenhill, SJ en
dc.contributor.author Bryant, D en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-27T23:04:23Z en
dc.date.issued 2010-12 en
dc.identifier.citation Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society London 365(1559):3923-3933 Dec 2010 en
dc.identifier.issn 0962-8436 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/18638 en
dc.description.abstract In this paper we outline two debates about the nature of human cultural history. The first focuses on the extent to which human history is tree-like (its shape), and the second on the unity of that history (its fabric). Proponents of cultural phylogenetics are often accused of assuming that human history has been both highly tree-like and consisting of tightly linked lineages. Critics have pointed out obvious exceptions to these assumptions. Instead of a priori dichotomous disputes about the validity of cultural phylogenetics, we suggest that ... en
dc.publisher The Royal Society en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences en
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dc.title On the shape and fabric of human history. en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1098/rstb.2010.0162 en
pubs.issue 1559 en
pubs.begin-page 3923 en
pubs.volume 365 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The Royal Society en
pubs.end-page 3933 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 341262 en
pubs.org-id Science en
pubs.org-id Psychology en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2012-04-02 en

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