Society

How people group together, organise their rules and systems are all part of what create a society. In this section articles examine the nature of society how it interacts with other themes of culture, power, etc. and how societies have developed and changed over time. The structures of the ancient world are explored as are the complex feudal systems and the varied societies of Empire and modernity.

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  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: local lives

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    The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography has a dedicated Local lives section which highlights key figures in local history. Users can search through interactive maps of Britain to find prominent historical figures from their region or local area. The website also offers links to free Oxford DNB podcasts and RSS...

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  • How did the Civil Rights movement change America?

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    In 1984 Jimmy Carter reflected on growing up in the segregated South. He recalled that, as a young child, he, like many white children, had had an African American child as his closest friend. The two children spent all their play time together. One day they travelled on the train...

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