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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)
Contents: Introduction. The nature of violence in the prehistoric and ancient worlds Linda Fibiger, Garrett G. Fagan and Mark Hudson; Part I. The Origins of Conflict and the Emergence of Warfare: Introduction; 1. Why we fight: the origins of violence Steven LeBlanc; 2. Violence in Archaic and early modern humans: Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Europe and beyond Joerg Orschiedt; 3. Settled lives, unsettled times - Neolithic violence Rick Schulting, Martin Smith and Linda Fibiger; 4. Violence during the later Stone Age of Sub-Saharan Africa Alan G. Morris; 5. Weapons, warriors, and warfare in Bronze Age Europe Barry Molloy; 6. Weapons, ritual, and warfare: violence in Iron Age Europe Peter Wells; 7. The origins of violence and warfare in the Japanese islands Mark Hudson, Rick Schulting and Linda Gilaizeau; Part II. Pre-Historic and Ancient Warfare: Introduction; 8. Hunting and warfare: ritualization of violence in Ancient Egypt John Darnell; 9. Warfare, militarism, and political dynamics in the precolumbian Maya lowlands Stanley Serafin; 10. Violence and warfare in the Ancient Near East Steven Garfinkle; 11. Violence and the Roman way of warfare Jonathan P. Roth; 12. Roman warfare in late antiquity Doug Lee; 13. Violence and warfare in early Imperial China Wicky Tse; Part III. Intimate and Collective Violence in the Pre-Historic and Ancient Worlds: Introduction; 14. Early massacres: mass violence in Neolithic Europe Christian Meyer; 15. A gendered analysis of violence from the Iron Age to the end of the Romano- British period Rebecca Redfern; 16. Violence in ancient Egyptian society Donald Redford; 17. Violence and the mutilated body in Achaemenid Iran Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones; 18. 'Knocking her teeth out with a stone': violence against women in Ancient Greece Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones; 19. Gang violence in the late Roman Republic Jeffrey Tatum; 20. Violence in early Imperial China Charles Sanft; Part IV. Religion, Ritual and Violence in the Pre-Historic and Ancient Worlds: Introduction; 21. Ritual violence and headhunting in Iron Age Europe Ian Armit; 22. Ritual killing and sacrifice in the Ancient Near East Luis Siddall; 23. Animal sacrifice in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds Fred S. Naiden; 24. Combat sports in the ancient world Michael J. Carter; 25. Religious violence in late antiquity Peter Van Nuffelen; Part V. Violence, Crime and the State in the Ancient World: Introduction; 26. Violence, law, and community in classical Athens Matthew Trundle; 27. Roman violence: state and community Garrett G. Fagan; 28. Suicide and martyrdom among Christians and Jews Candida R. Moss; Part VI. Representations and Constructions of Violence in the Ancient World: Introduction; 29. Kingship and violence in classical India, c. 500 BCE to 500 CE Upinder Singh; 30. Violence and the Bible Debra Scoggins Ballentine; 31. Representations of violence in ancient Mesopotamia and Syria Davide Nadali; 32. Representations of war and violence in Ancient Rome Susann Lusnia; 33. Military violence in vedic and epic India Jarrod Whitaker.
Series Title: The Cambridge world history of violence
Responsibility: edited by Garrett G. Fagan, Linda Fibiger, Mark Hudson, Matthew Trundle.

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Covering the Palaeolithic through to the end of classical antiquity, this volume moves beyond the study of ancient warfare alone, taking a broader look at violence on a world-wide scale. Volume 1  Read more...

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