Society: An introduction
Society is an organized group working together, living together and sharing common properties, interests, and beliefs. The people share traditions, cultures, laws, institution, and values in a society.
Origin of the Society
Human beings are the most intelligent and creature of nature. Initially, human beings were similar to other creatures. The present human society is a developed and a complex society but human society in the very beginning was simple and unorganized. The early people in the primitive age lived in the forest with other animals. Their life was very difficult.
The evolution of society has been a dynamic process. Looking across an expanded span of human existence, the famous anthropologists - E.B Taylor and LH Morgan have presented three major stages of human society and they are Savagery age, Barbarism, and civilized stage. Let's study these three stages of human society.
Savagery Stage or Stone Age
This is the most preliminary stage of human society which started around 2.5million years ago. The major features of this age are:
Barbarism (Middle Age)
The term "Barbarism" refers to a state of being uncivilized. However, it is an improved stage of human society in comparison to the savagery stage. the main features of Barbarism stage are:
Civilized Stage (Modern Age)
This is the most developed stage of human society. The present society is the example of a civilized society. The main features of the civilized stage are:
Answer the following questions.