Recent Changes

Monday, November 1

  1. page Themes and Outcomes (deleted) edited
    12:52 am
  2. page home edited Welcome to this wiki about egalitarian structures! ... thoughts about non-capitalist, egalit…

    Welcome to this wiki about egalitarian structures!
    ...
    thoughts about non-capitalist, egalitarian and democratic structures - or other worlds. I'm interested in their principal characteristics and how
    'for about 98 percent of our existence as a ​species (and for four million years before then), our ancestors lived in small, largely nomadic hunting-and-gathering bands...It was in this context that human nature evolved...(we also) got along quite well for the greater part of prehistory without so much as a paramount chief'
    Marvin Harris (1989) Our Kind: Who We Are, Where We Came From, Where We Are Going (p.42)
    (view changes)
    12:50 am

Friday, June 18

  1. page Themes and Outcomes (deleted) edited
    12:27 pm
  2. page The Nuer - An Acephalous Society (deleted) edited
    12:07 pm
  3. page home edited Welcome to this wiki about egalitarian structures! ... they successfully reproduce and repro…

    Welcome to this wiki about egalitarian structures!
    ...
    they successfully reproduce andreproduce, evolve and sometimes dissolve over time.
    'for about 98 percent of our existence as a ​species (and for four million years before then), our ancestors lived in small, largely nomadic hunting-and-gathering bands...It was in this context that human nature evolved...(we also) got along quite well for the greater part of prehistory without so much as a paramount chief'
    Marvin Harris (1989) Our Kind: Who We Are, Where We Came From, Where We Are Going (p.42)
    (view changes)
    12:05 pm

Tuesday, April 20

  1. page The Nuer - An Acephalous Society (deleted) edited
    1:28 pm
  2. page home edited ... Welcome to this wiki about egalitarian structures! The purpose of this wiki is to help me to …
    ...
    Welcome to this wiki about egalitarian structures!
    The purpose of this wiki is to help me to organise my thoughts about egalitarian structures and how they successfully reproduce and evolve over time. At present this is personal wiki - I'm the only contributor. However, if I'm broadly happy my efforts, I might just make it more widely available.
    for'for about 98
    ...
    nature evolved...(we als)also) got along
    Marvin Harris (1989) Our Kind: Who We Are, Where We Came From, Where We Are Going (p.42)

    (view changes)
    1:23 pm
  3. page home edited ... Welcome to this wiki about egalitarian structures! The purpose of this wiki is to help me to …
    ...
    Welcome to this wiki about egalitarian structures!
    The purpose of this wiki is to help me to organise my thoughts about egalitarian structures and how they successfully reproduce and evolve over time. At present this is personal wiki - I'm the only contributor. However, if I'm broadly happy my efforts, I might just make it more widely available.
    for about 98 percent of our existence as a ​species (and for four million years before then), our ancestors lived in small, largely nomadic hunting-and-gathering bands...It was in this context that human nature evolved...(we als) got along quite well for the greater part of prehistory without so much as a paramount chief'
    Marvin Harris (1989) Our Kind: Who We Are, Where We Came From, Where We Are Going (p.42)

    (view changes)
    1:22 pm

Saturday, April 17

  1. page Hunter-Gatherer Wiki edited ... say about my the major concerns. concerns that intrigue me in this wiki.
    ...
    say about mythe major concerns.concerns that intrigue me in this wiki.
    (view changes)
    12:27 am
  2. page Egalitarian Societies - Woodburn edited ... The Immediate-return system In this system ‘people obtain a direct and immediate return from …
    ...
    The Immediate-return system
    In this system ‘people obtain a direct and immediate return from their labour. They go out hunting or gathering and eat the food obtained the same day or casually over the days that follow. Food is neither elaborately processed nor stored.’ Tools and weapons are easy to make and to acquire.
    ...
    resources and (iii)(iv) social relationships
    The Delayed-return system
    In this system ‘people hold rights over valued assets of some sort, which either present a yield, a return for labour applied over time or, if not, are held and managed in a way which resembles and has similar social implications to delayed yields on labour.’ These assets are (i) tools and the means of production, (ii) stored food, (iii) ‘managed’ wild foods and resources and (iv) rights to bestow female kin in marriage to other men.
    (view changes)
    12:26 am

More