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War Before Civilization

Pub Date : 1997-12-18 | Author : Lawrence H. Keeley | Publisher : OUP USA

ISBN 10 : 0195119126
ISBN 13 : 9780195119121

Offering a devastating rebuttal to the comfortable myth that prehistoric warfare was rare, harmless, and unimportant, Lawrence H. Keeley's groundbreaking "War Before Civilization" ..


War Before Civilization

Pub Date : 1997-12-18 | Author : Lawrence H. Keeley | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0199761531
ISBN 13 : 9780199761531

The myth of the peace-loving "noble savage" is persistent and pernicious. Indeed, for the last fifty years, most popular and scholarly works have agreed that prehistoric warfare wa..


War Before Civilization

Pub Date : 1997-12-18 | Author : Lawrence H. Keeley | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199880706
ISBN 13 : 0199880700

The myth of the peace-loving "noble savage" is persistent and pernicious. Indeed, for the last fifty years, most popular and scholarly works have agreed that prehistoric warfare wa..


War In Human Civilization

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Azar Gat | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199236633
ISBN 13 : 0199236631

Why do people go to war? Is it rooted in human nature or is it a late cultural invention? And what of war today - is it a declining phenomenon or simply changing its shape? In this..



Constant Battles

Pub Date : 2004-08-01 | Author : Steven A. LeBlanc | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0312310900
ISBN 13 : 9780312310905

A Harvard archaeologist researches the warlike nature of the human animal, examining prehistoric warfare, the conflict-marked interactions of tribes and early societies, and the hu..


Human Smoke

Pub Date : 2008-03-11 | Author : Nicholson Baker | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781416583967
ISBN 13 : 1416583963

Bestselling author Nicholson Baker, recognized as one of the most dexterous and talented writers in America today, has created a compelling work of nonfiction bound to provoke disc..