Normal view MARC view

War before civilization

Author: Keeley, Lawrence H. Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP) 1996.Language: EnglishDescription: 245 p. : Graphs/Ill./Photos ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780195119121Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
Tags: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Europe Campus
Main Collection
Print GN20 .K44 1997
(Browse shelf)
Available 32419001241228
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references and index


War Before Civilization The Myth of the Peaceful Savage Contents 1. The Pacified Past: The Anthropology of War, 3 2. The Dogs of War: The Prevalence and Importance of War, 25 3. Policy by Other Means: Tactics and Weapons, 41 4. Imitating the Tiger: Forms of Combat, 59 5. A Skulking Way of War: Primitive Warriors Versus Civilized Soldiers, 71 6. The Harvest of Mars: The Casualties of War, 83 7. To the Victor: The Profits and Losses of Primitive War, 99 8. Crying Havoc: The Question of Causes, 113 9. Bad Neighborhoods: The Contexts for War, 127 10. Naked, Poor, and Mangled Peace: Its Desirability and Fragility, 143 11. Beating Swords into Metaphors: The Roots of the Pacified Past, 163 12. A Trout in the Milk: Discussion and Conclusions, 173 Appendix: Tables, 185 Notes, 203 Bibliography, 225 Index, 241

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
Koha 18.11 - INSEAD Catalogue
Home | Contact Us | What's Koha?