History of Sociology

History including prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history, modern history, and the future be used to examine sociology.

   

History

History can be used to examine peoples of the world including Asiatic peoples, Western Civilization, African peoples, and American Indian peoples. It can also be used to examine communities and social mechanics including social change, social types, and social structure.

Prehistory

Prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory can be used to examine sociology. Many of these studies are indirect and require the assistance of archaeology. It is thought that mankind originated in Africa, and developed hunting and gathering societies, which then spread to Asia, Africa, Europe, and eventially to the Americas. Along with the agricultural revolution larger scale villages and settlements developed, principally in Asia, and these social and cultural developemts also spread back into Africa and into Europe. Bronze age developments and developments of American civilization accompanied the development of the first agrarian societies.

Early prehistory

Early Prehistory including Pliocene prehistory, early Pleistocene prehistory, early mid Pleistcocene prehistory, mid Pleistocene prehistory, and late mid Pleistocene prehistory can be used to examine peoples of the world. It is thought that humankind originated in Africa. The development of Asiatic peoples may be traceable. Western Civilization had not developed, but the earliest habitation of Europe can be traced. The Americas are not thought to have been inhabited. Early prehistory can be used to examine communities, although none of the large modern cities of the world can be traced back this far. Social changes include particular changes and movements including stone age developments; social change factors, and social change processes. Early prehistory can be used to examine social types including hunting and gathering societies. It can also be used to examine the origins of social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure.

Pliocene prehistory

Pliocene prehistory can be used to examine peoples of the world. It is thought that hominids originated in Africa during this period. There is so far an emphasis on Eastern African peoples. It can also be used to examine communities, although none of the major cities of the world have been traced back this far. It can also be used to examine social mechanics. It can be applied to social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes. Social types are limited to hunting and gathering peoples. It can also be used to examine social structure.

Early Pleistocene prehistory

Early Pleistocene prehistory can be used to examine peoples of the world including nations and major groups of African peoples and Asiatic peoples. It can also be used to examine communities, although none of the major cities of the world have been traced back this far. It can also be used to examine social mechanics. It can be applied to social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes. It can be used to examine social types including hunting and gathering societies. It can also be used to examine social structure.

Early mid Pleistocene prehistory

Early mid Pleistocene prehistory can be used to examine peoples of the world including nations and major groups of African peoples, Asiatic peoples, and European peoples. It can be used to examine communities, athough none of the major cities of the world have been traced back this far. It can also be used to examine social mechanics. Social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes can be examined. It can be aplied to social types including hunting and gathering societies. It can also be used to examine social structure.

Mid Pleistocene prehistory

Mid Pleistocene prehistory can be used to examine peoples of the world including nations and major groups of African peoples, Asiatic peoples, and European peoples. It can be used to examine communities, although none of the major cities of the world have been traced back this far. It can be used to examine social mechanics. It can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes. It can be applied to social types including hunting and gathering societies. It can also be used to examine social structure.

Late mid Pleistocene prehistory

Late mid Pliestocene prehistory can be used to examine peoples of the world including nations and major groups of African peoples, Asiatic peoples, and European peoples. It can be used to examine communities, although none of the major cities of the world have been traced back this far. It can be used to examine social mechanics. It can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processess. It can be used to examine social types including horticultural societies and hunting and gathering societies. It can also be used to examine social structure.

Middle prehistory

Middle prehistory including the 5th decamillennium BP, 4th decamillennium BP, 3rd decamillennium BP, and 2nd decamillennium BP can be used to examine sociology beginning with peoples of the world. Asiatic peoples were established as modern humans spread. African peoples appear to have diversified. Western civilization was not yet established, but European peoples were being established. The Americas were being populated in this period. Middle prehistory can be used to examine communities, although none of the largest modern cities of the world can be traced this far. It can be used to examine social changes such as stone age movements and agricultural revolution; social types including agrarian, horticultural, and hunting and gathering societies. It can also be used to examine elements of social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure.

5th decamillennium BP

The 5th decamillennium BP including the early 5th decamillennium BP, early mid 5th decamillennium BP, mid 5th decamillennium BP, late mid 5th decamillennium BP, and late 5th decamillennium BP can be used to examine peoples of the world including Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and European peoples. It can be used to examine communities although none of the major cities of the world have yet been traced back this far. It can be used to examine social mechanics. It can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes. It can be used to examine social types including hunting and gathering societies. It can be used to examine social structure. Modern humans continued to spread and human culture developed.

4th decamillennium BP

The 4th millennium BP including the early 4th decamillennium BP, early mid 4th decamillennium BP, mid 4th decamillennium BP, late mid 4th decamillennium BP, and late 4th decamillennium BP can be used to examine peoples of the world including Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and European peoples. It can be used to examine communities although none of the major cities of the world have yet been traced back this far. It can be used to examine social mechanics. It can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes. It can be used to examine social types including hunting and gathering societies. It can be used to examine social structure.

3rd decamillennium BP

The 3rd decamillennium BP including the early 3rd decamillennium BC, early mid 3rd decamillennium BC, mid 3rd decamillennium BC, late mid 3rd decamillennium BC, and late 3rd decamillennium BC can be used to examine peoples of the world including Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and European peoples, and possibly American Indian peoples. It can be used to examine communities although none of the major cities of the world have yet been traced back this far. It can be used to examine social mechanics. It can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes. It can be used to examine social types including hunting and gathering societies. It can be used to examine social structure.

2nd decamillennium BP

The 2nd decamillennium BP including the early 2nd decamillennium BP, early mid 2nd decamillennium BP, mid 2nd decamillennium BP, late mid 2nd decamillennium BP, and late 2nd decamillennium BP can be used to examine peoples of the world including Asiatic peoples, European peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples. It can be used to examine communities, although none of the major cities of the world have yet been traced back this far. It can be used to examine social mechanics. It can be used to examine including social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes. Mesolithic and then Neolithic societies developed as the last Ice age ended. It can be used to examine social types including horticultural societies and hunting and gathering societies. It can be used to examine social structure including community and regional structure.

Late prehistory

Late prehistory including the 8th millennium BC, 7th millennium BC, 6th millennium BC, 5th millennium BC, and fourth millennium BC can be used to examine peoples of the world. Asiatic peoples began to develop civilization. European peoples also began to develop. This can also be used to examine African peoples and American Indian peoples. It can be used to examine communities, although none of the large modern cities of the world can be traced back this far. It can also be used to examine social change including the stone age developments, agricultural revolution, and early agrarian developments, social change factors, and social change processes; social types including agrarian, horticultural, and hunting and gathering societies; and social structure including community and regional structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure.

8th millennium BC

The 8th millennium BC including the early 8th millennium BC, early mid 8th millennium BC, mid 8th millennium BC, late mid 8th millennium BC, and late 8th millennium BC can be used to examine peoples of the world including Asiatic, African, European and American Indian peoples. Communities can be connected, but none of the major cities of the world have been traced back this far. It can also be used to examine social mechancs. Social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes can be connected. Social types including horticultural societies and hunting and gathering societies can be connected. It can be used to examine social structure including community and regional structure.

7th millennium BC

The 7th millennium BC including the early 7th millennium BC, early mid 7th millennium BC, mid 7th millennium BC, late mid 7th millennium BC, and late 7th millennium BC can be used to examine peoples of the world including Asiatic, African, European, and American Indian peoples. It can also be used to examine communities, although none of the major cities of the world have been traced back this far. It can be applied to social mechanics. It can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes. It can be used to examine social types including horticultural societies and hunting and gathering societies. It can be used to examine social structure including community and regional structure.

6th millennium BC

The 6th millennium BC including the early 6th millennium BC, early mid 6th millennium BC, mid 6th millennium BC, late mid 6th millennium BC, and late 6th millennium BC can be used to examine peoples of the world including Asiatic, African, European, and American Indian peoples. It can be used to examine communities, although so far none of the major cities of the world have yet been traced back this far. It can pa applied to social mechanics. It can be used to examine including social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes. It can be used to examine social types including horticultural societies and hunting and gathering societies. It can be used to examine social structure including community and regional structure.

5th millennium BC

The 5th millennium BC including the early 5th millennium BC, early mid 5th millennium BC, mid 5th millennium BC, late mid 5th millennium BC, and late 5th millennium BC can be used to examine peoples of the world including Asiatic, African, European, and American Indian peoples. It can be used to examine communities, although so far none of the major cities of the world have yet been traced back to this period. It can be used to examine social mechanics. It can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes. It can be used to examine social types including horticultural societies and hunting and gathering societies. It can be used to examine social structure including community and regional structure.

4th millennium BC

The 4th millennium BC including the early 4th millennium BC, early mid 4th millennium BC, mid 4th millennium BC, late mid 4th millennium BC, and late 4th millennium BC can be used to examine peoples of the world including Asiatic, African, European, and American Indian peoples. It can also be used to examine communities, although few major cities of the world have been traced back this far. It can be used to examine social mechanics. It can be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes. It can be used to examine social types including agrarian, horticultural, and hunting and gathering societies. It can be used to examine social structure including community and regional structure.

Antiquity

Antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC can be used to examine peoples of the world. Some written records exist for Asiatic peoples, which are the most easily examined. European peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples must largely be examined using archaeological methods. Antiquity can be used to examine communities, some of which can be traced back this far. Antiquity can also be used to examine social change including stone age developments, the agricultural revolution, and agrarian developments, social change factors and social change processes; social types including agrarian societies; horticultural societies, and hunting and gathering socities; and social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure.

Classical and medieval history

Classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history can be used to examine peoples of the world. Western Civilization has a substantial written history in the classical and medieval periods. Asiatic peoples peoples also have a significant written history in classical and medieval times. African peoples have limited witten history, and American Indian peoples also have limited written history in classical and medieval times. More of the larger modern cities of the world can be examined. It can also be used to examine social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes; social types including agrarian society, horticultural society, and hunting and gathering society; and social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, instittuional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure.

Modern history

Modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century including the early 20th century, early mid 20th century, mid 20th century, late mid 20th century, late 20th century, and early 21st century can be used to examine peoples of the world including Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples; communities; and social mechanics including social change, social types, and social structure. At least partial knowledge of all the peoples of the world has become available.

Future

The future including the near future, middle future, and far future can be used to examine peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American indian peoples; communities; and social mechanics including social change, social types, and social structure.

The near future including next month, next quarter, next year, and next 5 years can be used to examine peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples; communities; and social mechanics. The middle future including the next 20 years, next century, next 5 centuries, and next 20 centuries can be used to examine peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western Civiliztion, Asiatic peoples, and American Indian peoples; communities; and social mechanics. The far future including the next 10,000 years and beyond can be used to examine peoples of the world, communities, and social mechanics.

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Created 9 July 2013 Last updated 16 Aug 2017