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Definition of Multilinear evolution

Multilinear evolution Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Sociology
An interpretation of social evolution that not all societies pass through predetermined stages of evolutionary development--there are varying paths of evolutionary change followed by different societies.
Multilinear evolution Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Multilineal evolution is a 20th-century social theory about the evolution of societies and cultures. It is composed of many competing theories by various sociologists and anthropologists. This theory has replaced the older 19th century set of theories of unilineal evolution.

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