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War in Human Civilization

by Azar Gat

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages848
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Open LibraryOL7404271M
ISBN 100199262136
ISBN 109780199262137

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"War in Human Civilization is indeed the ambitious, sweeping book that the author set out to write. Both its scope and scale are impressive as is the wide range of sources and disciplines whose theories and methods are brought to bear on the 'riddle' of coverage and the deft weaving together of so many central theories on human behavior make this a book worth Cited by: The book is extremely objective, relying on data (qualitative and quantitative) gathered from the social sciences and the author does not waste any space attempting to moralize, justify, or be subjective in regards to the topic of war.

Gat is a mostly a realist for sure, and presents war as it is in human nature and throughout human history/5(16). Azar Gat War in Human Civilization is an excellent deep history of war that extends far back before civilization began and right up to the date of publication.

Gat's analysis is biocultural: taking into account evolutionary and cultural strategies and behaviors/5. Why do people go to war. Is it rooted in human nature or is it a late cultural invention.

How does war relate to the other fundamental developments in the history of human civilization. And what of war today--is it a declining phenomenon or simply changing its shape. In this sweeping study of war and civilization, Azar Gat sets out to find definitive answers to these questions in an 5/5(1).

In this truly global study of war and civilization, Azar Gat sets out to find definitive answers to these questions in an attempt to unravel the 'riddle of war' throughout human history, from the early hunter-gatherers right through to the unconventional terrorism of 5/5(1).

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Why do people go to war. Is it rooted in human nature or is it a late cultural invention. How does war relate to the other fundamental developments in the history of human civilization. And what of war today--is it a declining phenomenon or simply changing its shape.

In this sweeping study of war and civilization, Azar Gat sets out to find definitive answers to these questions in an. In this sweeping study of war and civilization, Azar Gat sets out to find definitive answers to these questions in an attempt to unravel the riddle of war throughout human history, from the early hunter-gatherers right through to the unconventional terrorism of the twenty-first century.

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Both its scope and scale are impressive as is the wide range of sources and disciplines whose theories and methods are brought to bear on the "riddle" of war.

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He rejects the notion that we have anything like a “violence. War in Human Civilization by Azar Gat starting at $ War in Human Civilization has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. In this truly global study of war and civilization, Azar Gat sets out to find definitive answers to these questions in an attempt to unravel the 'riddle of war' throughout human history, from the early hunter-gatherers right through to the unconventional terrorism of Brand: OUP Oxford.

War in Human Civilization is an interdisciplinary world history, a claim made for few books and rarely executed with such sweep and detail.

It is actually a human history stressing the evolution of human warfare and associated political systems, divided into three sections. War in Human Civilization is an extraordinarily ambitious book. Azar Gat seeks a comprehensive, integrated theory of war; comprehensive in that he covers the entire span of human history and the entire range of culture and societies that exist at any particular moment in time and integrates a search for an interdisciplinary explanation of the roots of war that draws.

"The Second World War was among the most destructive conflicts in human history; more than forty-six million soldiers and civilians perished, many in circumstances of prolonged and horrifying.