Development of Human Societies

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Society, or human society, is a group of people related to each other through persistent relations, or a large social grouping sharing the same geographical or virtual territory, subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations. Human societies are characterized by patterns of relationships (social relations) between individuals who share a distinctive culture and institutions; a given society may be described as the sum total of such relationships among its constituent members. The development of human society did not come about overnight. There is a long history behind it. Man was not always what we see him today. There were a lot of broad phases of their development. They are: Premodern society, Modern…show more content…
3. Non industrial civilization: From about 6000 BC we can find evidence of larger societies than ever existed before, which contrast in distinct ways with earlier types. These societies were based according to the development of cities, showed very pronounced inequity of wealth and power and were associated with the rule of king and emperor. Because they involved the use of writing and science and art flourished often called civilization. The earliest civilizations developed in Middle East < usually the places with fertile rivers. The e Chinese emperor originated in about 2000. A number of large civilization existed in Mexico and Latin America such as Aztecs of Mexico, Mayas of Yucatan peninsula and Incas of Peru. Modern industrial societies: Industrial revolution, term usually applied to the social and economic changes that mark the transition from a stable agricultural and commercial society to a modern industrial society relying on complex machinery rather than tools. Dramatic changes in the social and economic structure took place as inventions and technological innovations created the factory system of large-scale machine production and greater economic specialization, and as the labouring population, formerly employed predominantly in agriculture , increasingly gathered in great urban factory centers. As economic activities in many communities moved from
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