EE Talking point — society

Progress of America, by Domenico Tojetti

Progress of America, by the Italian American painter Domenico Tojetti (1806–1892). Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California, United States.

Societyfrom the Latin societās, from socius, companion: "fact or condition of being associated for a common purpose, partnership, body of people associated for a common purpose, trading company, partnership in war, alliance, state of being associated with others, fellowship, communion, joint pursuit, joint enjoyment, close relationship, connection, affinity . . . ." (OED, 2nd edition. Oxford: 1989).

Topics: politics & government | economics | social structure | women's studies


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