1. Kookaburra Jack

    Dark Emu: Precolonial Australian native society - agricultural or hunter-gatherer? ‘Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might...
  2. Idris

    Knowledge and the Organization of Society

    Does anyone in this forum have any book recommendations on how knowledge organizes civilization?
  3. Y

    Starting a new society

    How would new societies evolve if a virus killed all the adults? How would the children behave and conduct their life? Lets imagine 2020, a border township between Israel an Gaza. Would the Arabs and Jews children fight , form armies? Is there a chance for peace?
  4. R

    Is it idea that the state or society should not regulated morals unique

    Is the idea that the state or society has no grounds to regulate morality unique? Because when you look at it is seems that every civilization from the Romans to the Greeks to the Egyptians tried to regulate morals in some way for the sake of a well ordered society.
  5. B

    Seeking Nevada Historical Society Leads for Civil Case details

    I’m trying to find details of a civil suit filed in Nevada. On June 23rd 1936 page 12 of the Reno Gazette-Journal in Reno Nevada, under “Suits Filed” there is a “Frank Marvin Blasingame vs. Marguerite Louis Blasingame”. I’m looking for details of this suit. I have contacted the archivist at...
  6. James Cook

    Who wore purple in Roman society at different times?

    I remember reading in some places that senators and other officials in the Principate wore some kind of purple stripe, its model depending on which office the person occupied. Also, especially in the 4th century it seems that usage of purple was legally restricted to the emperor, and I have a...
  7. Jake10

    Did Hong Kong become a culturally confused society?

    While Hong Kong became economically wealthy as a British colony, the effects to the culture of the society seem to have been altered from China's culture, but not necessarily to the point of becoming western. Today, we see student protests over having to pass tests in Mandarin, but their English...
  8. grey fox

    The "Migration model" of the determinants of a voluntary society

    In David Hackett Fischer's book Albion's Seed, Fischer writes the following: "Most historians have tried to explain the determinants of a voluntary society in one of three ways: by reference to the European culture that was transmitted to America, or to the American environment itself, or to...
  9. Naima

    Woman warrior in indoeuropean society

    I am wondering wich was the woman position in IE societies in warfare? In germanic tribes women did fight too ... so in other scythian and steppe tribes .. but in Roman and Greek ones women did not ... why ? Did it change or originally women did not fight?
  10. xMathFanx

    Are Protests the Most Effective Method to Bring About Change in Society?

    Are Protests the Most Effective Method to Bring About Change in Society? Here are articles from differing perspectives on this topic: (A) (B)...
  11. Earl_of_Rochester

    IF by Rudyard Kipling - still relevant to today's society?

    IF you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or being hated, don't give way...
  12. A

    Defoe and issues facing Restoration society

    Hey guys, I am reading Daniel Defoe's A Journal of The Plague Year for one of my classes and we have to discuss how his work addresses issues facing British Restoration society. I know that Defoe himself was a Dissenter and that he was concerned with class issues, but I am a little confused...
  13. Jake10

    How would society change if women start having babies without men?

    The process by which two female mice can create babies has been discovered, as has the means of using chemicals as artificial sperm. So, if women can start having all female babies without needing men, how will that affect societies around the world? We can create babies without men, claim...
  14. Menshevik

    1870s England: life, beliefs, morals and society

    I'm reading a novel that claims that most people of the lower classes didn't even know what year it was at any given time. The book also claims these same people couldn't recognize a statue of King George. And that some girls turned to prostitution as young as 13 years old. But, that most...
  15. R

    Most technologically advanced society?

    Guys, what are the most technologically advanced countries today? I think at the top is US and Canada and following them are European Union and Japan. What do you guys think?
  16. K

    Roma "gypsy" assimilation into English society, 1562

    I am having no luck figuring out how the Romani gypsies were expected to assimilate into English society after the act of 1562 was passed. It says they were expected to give up their godless, nomadic lifestyle and assimilate, but how were they to buy land? homes? I need to know how this works...
  17. TheCelt

    Resource: Ancient Ireland Culture & Society 8 Free Lessons

    Greetings wherever you are, I thought readers of this forum would appreciate the following playlist. It contains 8 videos covering various aspects of ancient Irish culture and society from my online course which covers these topics. Ancient Ireland Culture and Society Preview Lessons Playlist...
  18. Andronikos

    Does patriarchy bring more good or more bad for society?

    Friends, Much has been said about patriarchy in philosophy, biology, literature, and elsewhere. Let us think beyond the word and the term; let us consider the notion in itself, according to observation, experience, examination, and evidence. My question is brief and succinct: does patriarchy...
  19. Andronikos

    How important is hierarchy and distinct classes in society?

    Friends, I have often reflected on the decline of hierarchy in the modern world, or at least, the eager attempts to remove the distinction of classes from society nowadays. I remember we were taught at school that social stratification (hierarchy and classes), which went hand in hand with...
  20. M

    American society 80s-2000s

    Hi everyone! I have to write an essay about American society pluses and minuses during 80s and 2000s (more about cultural aspects and less about politics or international relations). Firstly, I intend to read about american society changes during this period..but I have some dificulties in find...