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Descriptor English: Cultural Evolution
Descriptor Spanish: Evolución Cultural
Descriptor Portuguese: Evolução Cultural
Descriptor French: Évolution culturelle
Entry term(s): Cultural Evolutions
Evolution, Cultural
Evolutions, Cultural
Tree number(s): I01.076.201.450.370
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003468
Scope note: The continuous developmental process of a culture from simple to complex forms and from homogeneous to heterogeneous qualities. It is the change of cultures over time. Research in cultural evolution tries to understand the causal relationships that shape and change human culture in both the long and the short term.
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CULTURE 1978-90
History Note: 91(78); was see under CULTURE 1978-90
DeCS ID: 3489
Unique ID: D003468
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2019/01/14
Cultural Evolution - Preferred
Concept UI M0005412
Scope note The continuous developmental process of a culture from simple to complex forms and from homogeneous to heterogeneous qualities. It is the change of cultures over time. Research in cultural evolution tries to understand the causal relationships that shape and change human culture in both the long and the short term.
Preferred term Cultural Evolution
Entry term(s) Cultural Evolutions
Evolution, Cultural
Evolutions, Cultural



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