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The Cambridge world history of violence. Volume I, The prehistoric and ancient worlds

Author: Garrett G Fagan; Linda Fibiger; Mark Hudson; Matthew Trundle
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2020
Series: The Cambridge world history of violence
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first in a four-volume set, The Cambridge World History of Violence, volume I provides a comprehensive examination of violence in prehistory and the ancient world. Covering the period through to the end of classical antiquity, the chapters take a global perspective spanning sub-Saharan Africa, the Near East, Europe, India, China, Japan and Central America. Unlike many previous works, this book does not focus  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Named Person: Krieg
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Garrett G Fagan; Linda Fibiger; Mark Hudson; Matthew Trundle
ISBN: 9781316341247 1316341240
OCLC Number: 1157280233
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 13 Mar 2020).
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xvii, 739 Seiten)
Series Title: The Cambridge world history of violence
Responsibility: edited by Garrett G. Fagan, Linda Fibiger, Mark Hudson, Matthew Trundle.

Abstract:

The first in a four-volume set, The Cambridge World History of Violence, volume I provides a comprehensive examination of violence in prehistory and the ancient world. Covering the period through to the end of classical antiquity, the chapters take a global perspective spanning sub-Saharan Africa, the Near East, Europe, India, China, Japan and Central America. Unlike many previous works, this book does not focus only on warfare but examines violence as a broader phenomenon. The historical approach complements, and in some cases critiques, previous research on the anthropology and psychology of violence in the human story. Written by a team of contributors who are experts in each of their respective fields, this volume will be of particular interest to anyone fascinated by archaeology and the ancient world.

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