Institutions Applied to Prehistory

Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family studies can be used to examine prehistory

   

Institutions

Institutions can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Religion

Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory. The use of religion to examine prehistory is complex and controversial. Although religion tends to be conservative and preserve evidence from prehistory, it is also subject to change. Religious records which recount extraordinary, miraculous events are usually not considered sufficiently reliable as evidence of actual prehistoric events.

Particular religions

Particular religions including pagan religion and Asian religion can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory. Abrahamic religion is not thought to have developed this early. It is not clear whether secularism can be traced into prehistory.

Pagan religion

Pagan religion including Asian pagan, European pagan, African pagan, and American Indian religion can be connected.

Asian pagan religion can be connected. European pagan religion can be connected. African pagan religion can be connected. American Indian religion can be connected.

Asian religion

Asian religion including Indian religion religion can be connected. These traditions have somewhat influenced the study of prehistory. East Asian religion and Persian religion are not presently connected. Indian religion including Buddhism, Hinduism, Sihkhism, and Jainism can be connected.

Religious organization

Religious organization can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Religious practice

Religous practice can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Religious belief

Religous belief can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Government

Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Particular governments

Particular governments including national government and local government can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory. International government is not thought to have existed during prehistory.

National government

National government might possibly be connected.

Local government

Local government can be connected.

Government activity

Government activity including state relations, administration, and succession can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

State relations

State relations including warfare, diplomacy, and intelligence can be used to examine prehistory.

Warfare can be connected. Diplomacy can be connected. Intelligence can be connected.

Administration

Administration including security, taxation, public works and land, and welfare can be connected.

Security can be connected. Taxation can be connected. Public works and land can be connected. Welfare can be connected.

Succession

Succession including election, appointment, inheritance, and seizure can be connected.

Election can be connected. Appointment can be connected. Inheritance can be connected. Seizure can be connected.

Government structure

Government structure including forms of government, executive systems, leguslative systems, judicial cystems, and political parties and interest groups can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Forms of government can be connected. Executive systems can be connected. Legislative systems can be connected. Judicial systems can be connected. Political parties and interest groups can be connected.

Law

Law including tribal law and Asian law can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory. International law had not yet developed. Western law had not yet developed. Tribal law can be connected. Asian law may have begun to develop.

Economics

Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Economic systems

Economic systems including economic system behavior, economic system types, networks, and firms can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Economic system behavior can be connected. Economic system types can be connected. Networks can be connected. Firms can be connected.

Industries

Industries including social and mecical services, commercial and financial srvices, communications industries, transportation industries, building relaed industries, manufacturing and extraction industries, and food and agricultural industries can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Social and medical services including institutional services, Personal and social services, and recreation and entertainment industries can be connected. Commercial and financial services including wholesale and retail merchandising, banking and credit, broakes and dealers, renting, and insurance can be examined for connections. Communication industries including information industries, computer industries, electronic media, and print media can be examine for connections but had mostly not yet developed. Transportation industries including transportation systems, aerospace transportation, water transportation, and land tranportation can be examined for connections. Building related industries including accomodation, furnishings and equipment, construction, and materials supply can be connected. Manufacturing and extraction industries including equipment manufacturing, nonmetallic product manfacturing, metal and mineral product manufacturing, utilities, and extraction can be examined for connections. Food and agricultural industries including food service, food production, forestry, agriculture, and hunting and fishing can be examined for connections.

Economic activity

Economic activity including consumption, distribution and exchange, and production can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Consumption can be connected. Distribution can be connected. Production can be connected.

Education

Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory and late prehistory, although little is known of it. Modern developments in education can be applied to prehistory.

School systems

School systems including higher education, secondary education, and primary education can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Higher education can be connected. Secondary education can be connected. Primary education can be connected.

Educational organization

Educational organization including educational administration, faculty, students, and course material can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Educational administration can be connected. Faculty can be connected. Students can be connected. Course material can be connected.

Cultural institutions

Cultural institutions including performance venues, libraries, and museums can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Performance venues can be connected. Libraries can be connected. Museums can be connected.

Teaching

Teaching can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Research

Research can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Family

Family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Particular families

Particular families can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Kinship

Kinship can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Parenting

Parenting can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

Marriage

Marriage can be used to examine early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory.

History, sociology, institutions, culture, anthropology, personal studies, and science will be connected as the site develops.

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Created 9 Oct 2014 Last updated 20 Feb 2017