On the other hand, the best anthropological evidence is that pre-agricultural human societies
were relatively egalitarian.
Guns, Germs and Steel presents a rigorously argued and comprehensive theory about the evolution of human societies
that demolishes archaic notions of racial superiority and, in doing so, embraces an implicit but compelling message of respect for all peoples and all cultures.
In general, war shapes human societies
by requiring that they possess two things: one, some group or class of men (and, in some historical settings, women) who are trained to fight; and, two, the resources to arm and feed them.
(*) `Guns, Germs and Steel: the fates of human societies
' by Jared Diamond, WW Norton & Co, New York and London, 1997.
For most of the history of our species, human societies
had rules and customs which had the effect of limiting the exploitation of biological resources.
xliv]), the fact that Mandeville uses the beehive analogy suggests the existence of similarities between insect societies and human societies
that are instructive in understanding human societies
As Professor Tullock notes, "Our [human] societies are too diverse and, for that matter, too radically different from nonhuman societies for an hereditary component to be even remotely as close and as sizeable as it is with ants." Human societies
are characterized by hierarchies and markets for exchange.
Of course, it may help if you know that English is a Germanic language at base, even with the Mediterranean Latin-and-Greek superstructure which has more recently imposed itself upon England's language that makes life so difficult for its learners the whole world over, indeed, even for many of those whose mother tongue it is.Dholuo, my own Nilotic mother tongue, simply does not have such a problem because the leading classes of Dholuo speakers never colonised any societies too far away from home or as conceitedly as the Englanders have recently colonised human societies
the whole world over.
Scubla explores what motivates the organization of human societies
, examining history and contemporary society at the intersection of anthropology, psychology, and philosophy, and arguing that the desire and organization of human societies
is based on masculine envy for womenAEs power to give birth and maintain filial relationships.
Islam, he said, has succeeded in "penetrating all layers of humanity" and continues to spread among all human societies
London, July 21 (ANI): It was only 30,000 years ago, when life expectancy began to grow, that grandparents came into being and helped early human societies
to expand, researchers have revealed.
Substitute parents; biological and social perspective on alloparenting across human societies