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War in Human Civilization

  title={War in Human Civilization},
  author={Azar Gat},
  • A. Gat
  • Published 1 March 2012
  • Political Science, History
PART 1: WARFARE IN THE FIRST TWO MILLION YEARS: ENVIRONMENT, GENES, AND CULTURE 1. Introduction: The Human 'State of Nature' 2. Peaceful or War-like: Did Hunter-Gatherers Fight? 3. Why Fighting? The Evolutionary Perspective 4. Motivation: Food and Sex 5. Motivation: the Web of Desire 6. 'Primitive Warfare': How Was It Done? 7. Conclusion: Fighting in the Evolutionary State of Nature PART 2: AGRICULTURE, CIVILIZATION, AND WAR 8. Introduction: Evolving Cultural Complexity 9. Tribal Warfare in… 

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