Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items

  • Keywords: hierarchical society x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

How Did British Middle and Late Pre-Roman Iron Age Societies Work (if they did)?

J. D. Hill

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter argues that the key challenge for studying the Pre-Roman Iron Age in Britain and Ireland is the lack of satisfactory frameworks to understand how societies were organized. It suggests ... More


Form and Substance of Democracy: Situating South Asia

T.K. Oommen

in Democracy, Sustainable Development, and Peace: New Perspectives on South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092346
eISBN:
9780199082834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092346.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

South Asia is characterized by hierarchical societies. Therefore a central issue in deepening democracy is whether adequate safeguards exist to prevent minorities from being insecure under majority ... More


Social Inequality during the Iron Age: Interpretation Models1

Inés Sastre

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Recent archaeological research has proven the diversity of social structures in the European Iron Age. The model of hierarchical society controlled by a warrior elite can no longer be considered the ... More


Popular Literacy and Society

Heidi Brayman Hackel

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter defines popular literacy as the widespread expansion of reading across the general population and the success of publishing and print activity as new businesses. Popular print culture ... More


View: