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Which culture traits are primitive?

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Since early in this century, a number of cultural anthropologists and archaeologists have been theorizing that some of the very culture traits Boehm regards as ‘primitive’ are, in fact, partial products of the difficult circumstances of the last few thousand years. For instance, the mobility and egalitarianism of some foragers may have been amplified by their culture contact experiences. Boehm must consider these theories if he hopes to identify foragers whose cultures may be representative of the past.
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Document Type: Review Article

Affiliations: Dept. of Anthropology, 107 Swallow Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211-1440, USA.

Publication date: 01 January 2000

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