The GroupsRus Research section contains a series of essays examining aspects of the evolution of groups and human social structures. Click on Available below to see the text in question.

All quoted texts, books and articles are fully documented in the References section under the name of the author. Abbreviated details are given in the main text in some cases, but the name of the author is always quoted.

If you would like to contribute a paper, please write to with an abstract or other information about your proposed contribution.

Groups - An Introduction Available

The Evolution of Groupishness In Humans Available

Groups And Trade Available

The Role of Consciousness In Society Available

The Evolution Of Law In Human Society Available

Archetypes Available

The Illusion Of Individuality Available

Groups And The Internet Available

The Rise And Fall Of The State Available

Groups in Modern Society Available




The material contained on this site is the intellectual property of M G Bell and may not be reproduced, transmitted or copied by any means including photocopying or electronic transmission, without his express written permission, except that the downloading of site information and printing of it for the personal use of a visitor is permitted.