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Name: Types of Societies
ID: m42814
Language: English (en)
  • Describe the difference between pre-industrial, industrial, and postindustrial societies
  • Understand the role of environment on preindustrial societies
  • Understand how technology impacts societal development
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: Agricultural societies, Feudal societies, Horticultural societies, Hunter-gatherer, Industrial societies, Information societies, Pastoral societies
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OpenStax College (, Sociology Cap (

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Jan 27, 2012 4:04 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jun 12, 2012 11:46 am -0500


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