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History of Human Society

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Published: 1926
Language: English
Wordcount: 169,703 / 525 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.1
LoC Category: HM
Downloads: 834
Added to site: 2009.12.06
mnybks.net#: 25958
Genre: Non-fiction

This book tells what we know of man, how he first lived, how he worked with other men, what kinds of houses he built, what tools he made, and how he formed a government under which to live. So we learn of the activities of men in the past and what they have passed on to us. In this way we may become acquainted with the different stages in the process which we call civilization.

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ocial individual. The ethnic form of society. The territorial group. The national group founded on race expansion. The functions of new groups. Great society and the social order. Great society protects voluntary organizations. The widening influence of the church. Growth of religious toleration. Altruism and democracy. Modern society a machine of great complexity. Interrelation of different parts of society. The progress of the race based on social opportunities. The central idea of modern civilization.

XXIX. THE EVOLUTION OF SCIENCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 458

Science is an attitude of mind toward life. Scientific methods. Measurement in scientific research. Science develops from centres. Science and democracy. The study of the biological and physical sciences. The evolutionary theory. Science and war. Scientific progress is cumulative. The trend of scientific investigation. Research foundations.

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XXX. UNIVERSAL EDUCATION AND DEMOCRACY . . . . . . . . . . . 475

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