Societies made up of history

essays in historiography, intellectual history, professionalisation, historical social theory, & proto-industrialisation
  • 336 Pages
  • 1.52 MB
  • English

Akademitryck AB , Edsbruk [Sweden]
Historiography., Professions., Europe -- Economic conditions., Europe -- Intellectual
Statementedited by Ragnar Björk & Karl Molin.
ContributionsBjörk, Ragnar., Molin, Karl., Torstendahl, Rolf.
LC ClassificationsS13 .S597 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination336 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17386548M
ISBN 109163040743

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This leader made all citizens over thirty eligible to serve on the council and gave more power to the Citizen Assembly. Cleisthenes This first Athenian reform leader established the Citizen's Assembly, forbade enslavement for debts, and made fathers responsible for seeing that their sons learned a trade.

A society is a group of individuals involved in persistent social interaction, or a large social group sharing the same spatial or social territory, typically subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations.

Societies are characterized by patterns of relationships (social relations) between individuals who share a distinctive culture and institutions; a given society. History is the study of the human past as it is described Societies made up of history book written documents left behind by humans.

The past, with all of its complicated choices and events, participants dead and history told, is what the general public perceives to be the immutable bedrock on which historians and archaeologists stand.

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Start with the history of the smaller secret societies that were popping up all over Germany at the end of the 19th century.

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Then look at how the larger societies and individuals, which have already been covered in this course, will weave through the background of Hitler's rise to power. The first Masonic lodges began showing up in the colonies in the early 18th century, and swiftly gained power and influence.

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We tend to think of philanthropy as unequivocally good, but as the contributors to this book show, philanthropy is also an exercise of power. And like all forms of power, especially in a democratic society. Guys this is only half finished so go to the book for more information.

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Mark.I t has been said that "The history of the world is the history of the warfare between Secret Societies" (Robert(s) Shea & Anton Wilson purportedly quoting one Ishmael Reed on the flyleaf of their tri-lateral masterpiece Illuminatus!); it has also been said, attributably by Socrates, that "The Gods give us paranoia so that we may occasionally glimpse something of the truth".