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The theory of biological evolution was first formally presented by Charles Darwin in 'On the Origin of Species' in 1859. Cultural materialism, as defined by its leading theorist Marvin Harris (1927-2001), takes a Marxist-inspired position that understanding a culture should be pursued first by examining the material conditions in which people live: the natural environment and how people make a living within particular environments.

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