Ionian period (781-126 thousand years BP). The Kansan glaciation occurred about 580.000 years ago. Hominids began to control fire about 400,000 years BP. The Wolstonian glaciation occurred about 200,000 years BP. Archaic homo Sapiens appeared about 200,000 years BP along with signs of distinctively human culture including the burial of the dead, music, art, and multi-part tools. Neanderthal man is thought to have originated during this period.
Tools dating to this period have been identified in excavations near the Nile River. Hominid remains from about 500,000 years before present have been identified in India. Soanian culture can be identified from about 500 - 125 thousand years BP and was discovered about 1928. Peking Man (discovered in 1923-27) and dated to about 750,000 years before present belongs to this period. Remains known as Java Man and now classified as Homo erectus that date to this period were discovered in 1891.
Other prehistory including other early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory can be connected. 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 connected. Classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history can be connected.
Modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century can be connected. In early modern times, it was not clearly distinguished from antiquity. Discoveries that can be dated to this period began in the 19th century and have become more abundant in the 20th century.
The 16th century including the early 16th century, early mid 16th century, mid 16th century, late mid 16th century, and late 16th century can be connected. The 17th century including the early 17th century, early mid 17th century, mid 17th century, late mid 17th century, and late 17th century can be connected. The 18th century including the early 18th century, early mid 18th century, late mid 18th century, and late 18th century can be connected.
The 19th century including the early 19th century, early mid 19th century, mid 19th century, late mid 19th century, and late 19th century can be connected. Various initial discoveries of material that can be dated to mid Pleistocene times were made in the 19th century.
The early 19th century including the early 1800s, late 1800s, early 1810s, and late 1810s can be connected. The early mid 19th century including the early 1820s, late 1820s, early 1830s, and late 1830s can be connected. The mid 19th century including the early 1840s, late 1840s, early 1850s, and late 1850s can be connected. The remains first recognized as Neanderthal were discovered in 1856. The late mid 19th century including the early 1860s, late 1860s, early 1870s, and late 1870s can be connected. The name Neanderthal man was proposed and a few more remains discovered. The late 19th century including the early 1880s, late 1880s, early 1890s, and late 1890s can be connected. Remains known as Java Man were discovered in 1891. These have been classified as Homo erectus.
The 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 connected. Numerous discoveries of material that can be dated to mid Pleistocene times were made in the 20th century.
The early 20th century including the early 1900s, late 1900s, early 1910s, and late 1910s can be connected. Fossils named Heidelberg man were discovered in Germany in 1907. The early mid 20th century including the early 1920s, late 1920s, early 1930s, and late 1930s can be connected. Various hominid remains dating to early prehistory have been found in China, most notably Peking Man was discovered in China in 1923-27. These have been dated to about 780-660 thousand years BP and classified as Homo erectus. Soanian culture in Pakistan can be identified from about 500 - 125 thousand years BP and was discovered about 1928. The mid 20th century including the early 1940s, late 1940s, early 1950s, and late 1950s can be connected. Numerous discoveries were made in Europe. The late mid 20th century including the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s can be connected. Numerous discoveries were made in Europe.
The late 20th century including the early 1980s and late 1980s can be connected. The early 1990s including 1991, 1992, 1994, and 1885 can be connected. The late 1990s including 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 can be connected. Numerous fossils described as Heidelberg man were discovered in Spain in 1997. Others known as Homo Sapiens idaltu were discovered in South Africa in 1997.
The early 21st century including the early 2000s, late 2000s, early 2010s, and late 2010s can be connected.
The future including the near future, middle future, and far future can be connected.
Sociology including peoples of the world, communities, and social mechanics can be connected.
Peoples of the world including nations and major groups of African peoples, Asiatic peoples, and European peoples can be connected. American Indian peoples such as those of the United States and Brazil are not believed to have existed.
Nations such as South Africa, South Korea, Burma, Colombia, Spain, Ukraine, Tanzania, Argentina, Kenya, Poland, Algeria, Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Mali, Ecuador, Cambodia, Malawi, Zambia, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Chad, Cuba, Belgium, Greece, Rwanda, Tunisia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Bolivia, Guinea, Burundi, Haiti, Hungary, Somalia, Sweden, Belarus, Dominican Republic, Azerbaijan, Benin, Austria, Honduras, United Arab Emirates, South Sudan, Switzerland, Israel, Tajikistan, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea, Libya, Paraguay, Jordan, Laos, El Salvador, Togo, Nicaragua, Eritrea, Denmark, Kyrgystan, Slovakia, Finland, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Turkmenistan, Norway, Central African Republic, Ireland, Georgia can be examined for connections.
African peoples including Eastern and Western African peoples can be connected. Congo DR is not thought to be have been inhabited. Eastern African peoples such as those of Ethiopia can be connected. Western African peoples such as those of Nigeria can be connected.
Middle Eastern peoples including Egyptian and Persian peoples can be connected. Turkey can be connected. Egypt can be connected. Tools dating to this period have been identified in excavations near the Nile River. Persian peoples such as those of Iran can be connected.
South Asian peoples such as those of India and Pakistan can be connected. Bangladesh can be connected. Pakistan can be connected. Soanian culture can be identified from about 500 - 125 thousand years BP and was discovered about 1928. India can be connected. Hominid remains from about 500,000 years before present have been identified.
Oriental peoples such as those of China can be connected. Japan can be connected. China can be connected. Peking Man (discovered in 1923-27) and dated to about 750,000 years before present belongs to this period.
Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples including Southeast Asian Island peoples can be connected. Vietnam can be connected. Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those of Indonesia can be connected. The Philippines can be connected. Indonesia can be connected. Remains known as Java Man and now classified as homo erectus that date to this period were discovered in 1891.
Western Civilization including Latin, Germanic, Anglic, and Northeast European peoples can be connected. Italy can be connected. Latin peoples such as those of France can be connected. Germanic peoples such as those of Germany can be connected. Anglic peoples such as those of The United Kingdom can be connected. Northeast European peoples such as those of Russia can be connected.
Cities such as Mumbai, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos, Paris, Nagoya, Lima, Chicago, Kinshasa, Tianjin, Chennai, Bengaluru, London, Saigon, Donguan, Hyderabad, Chengdu, Lahore, Jonannesburg, Tehran, Essen, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Wuhan, Ahmedabad, Chongqing, Baghdad, Hangzhou, Toronto, Kuala Lumpur, Santiago, Dallas, San Francisco, Quanzhou, Miami, Shenyang, Belo Horizonte, Philadelphia, Nanjing, Madrid, Houston, Xian, Milan can be examined for possible connections.
World cities can be considered. Tokyo had not yet been founded. Seoul had not yet been founded. Mumbai had not yet been founded. Mexico City had not yet been founded. New York City had not yet been founded.
Social mechanics including social change, social types, and social structure can be connected.
Social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes can be connected.
Particular changes and movements including stone age developments can be connected. The agricultural revolution, agrarian developments and the industrial revolution had not yet begun. Social change factors including institutional change, cultural change, demographic change, and natural change can be connected. Social change processes including innovation, transmission, adaptation, and extinction can be connected.
Social types including hunting and gathering societies can be connected. Industrial societies, agrarian societies, and horticultural societies had not yet developed. Hunting and gathering societies can be connected.
Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family studies can be connected.
Religious including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected.
Particular religions including Abrahamic religion, Asiatic religion, pagan religion, and secularism can be connected. Religious organization can be connected. Religious practice can be connected. Religious belief can be connected.
Government including government structure and law can be connected. Particular governments including international government, national government, and local government can be connected. Government activity including state relations, administration, and succession can be connected.
Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be connected. Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be connected. Family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be connected.
Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected.
Behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs can be connected. Conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language can be connected. Material culture including miscellaneous artifacts, communications technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology can be connected.
Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demograpy, and social foundations can be connected.
Particular groups can be connected. Human geography including Asian geography, European geography, African geography, North American geography, South American geography, and Oceanic geography can be connected. Human ecology including human effects on the environment, relations with other life forms, and environmental effects on people can be connected. Physical anthropology including human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins can be connected. Demography including population change, population size and structure, migration, death, and birth and fertility can be connected. Social foundations including social group behavior, social group types, social control, social interaction, and social presentation can be connected.
Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be connected.
Biography is not connected. Psychology including social psychology, personality, mental disorders, developmental psychology, behavior patterns, mind, and behavioral elements can be connected. The human body including form and appearance, disease, life cycle, body functions, and body systems can be connected.
Science including biology, earth science, astronomy, chemistry, and physics can be connected.
Biology including biohistory, ecology, systematics, organism biology, cell biology, and molecular biology can be connected. Earth science including geohistory, physical geography, atmospheric science, hydrospheric science, and geology can be connected. Astronomy including galactic astronomy, stellar astronomy, and local astronomy can be connected. Chemistry including chemical systems, chemical change, and chemical substances can be connected. Physics including the structure of matter, quantum physics, relativity, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, and mechanics can be connected.
Created 26 Feb 2015 Last updated 12 Feb 2018