Social Evolution

Author: Benjamin Kidd



Category: Civilization

Page: 348

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The Laws of Social Evolution

Author: Franklin Monroe Sprague

Publisher: Palala Press



Page: 176

View: 758

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States and Social Evolution

Coffee and the Rise of National Governments in Central America

Author: Robert Gregory Williams

Publisher: UNC Press Books


Category: History

Page: 357

View: 246

The national governments of Central America were constructed between 1840 and 1900, a time when coffee was transformed from a botanical curiosity to the region's most important export. In spite of their geographic proximity, the national governments that

Readings in Social Evolution and Development

The Commonwealth and International Library: Readings in Sociology

Author: S. N. Eisenstadt

Publisher: Elsevier


Category: Social Science

Page: 466

View: 511

Readings in Social Evolution and Development presents a collection of articles on a specialized aspect of sociology, or social psychology. The book starts by describing social change and development and the role of institutionalization, individual behavior, and role performance on such change and development. The text also discusses the basic problems of evolutionary perspective in sociology and studies of development and modernization. The theories of social change, the problem of evolution, and the major trends of change in the contemporary setting, such as changes in the industrial societies and alternative courses of political development in the new states are also encompassed. Sociologists and social psychologists and students taking sociology courses will find the book useful.

Social Heredity and Social Evolution

The Other Side of Eugenics (Classic Reprint)

Author: Herbert William Conn

Publisher: Forgotten Books


Category: Social Science

Page: 360

View: 512

Excerpt from Social Heredity and Social Evolution: The Other Side of Eugenics The application of the great laws of nature to the explanation of the history of the human race is one of the fascinating phases of science. In the study of the evolutionary processes of the organic world that has followed Darwin it has been generally as sumed that the laws which govern the rest of the animal world have also governed the evolution of mankind. That man holds a unique position in nature has been generally recognized; and some times this idea has been so prominent in the minds of scientists, as well as other classes of think ers, as to lead to the assumption that the develop ment of man has been a thing apart from the rest of the living world and due to some special stimulus. Most generally, however, it has been silently as sumed that mankind has been developed under the same kind of laws and forces that have been con cerned in the formation of the lower orders of nature. One of the more recent phases of this belief has found expression in the great interest taken in the modern study of eugenics; for this school is based upon the laws of inheritance as they have been determined by the study of the lower orders of nature which have then been applied to man. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Evolution of Dialectical Materialism

A Philosophical and Sociological Analysis

Author: Zbigniew A. Jordan

Publisher: London ; Melbourne [etc.] : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin's P


Category: Dialectical materialism

Page: 490

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Social Thought from Lore to Science

A History and interpretation of man's ideas about life with his fellows to times when his study of the past is linked with that of the present for the sake of his future

Author: Howard Becker



Category: Sociology

Page: 367

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Social Evolution

Author: Philip Delbert



Category: Civilization

Page: 319

View: 358