War Before Civilization

ISBN 10 : 0195119126
ISBN 13 : 9780195119121

Offering a devastating rebuttal to the comfortable myth that prehistoric warfare was rare, harmless, and unimportant, Lawrence H. Keeley's groundbreaking "War Before Civilization" ..

Beyond War

ISBN 10 : 9780199885862
ISBN 13 : 0199885869

A profoundly heartening view of human nature, Beyond War offers a hopeful prognosis for a future without war. Douglas P. Fry convincingly argues that our ancient ancestors were not..

The Moral Arc

ISBN 10 : 9780805096934
ISBN 13 : 0805096930

Bestselling author Michael Shermer's exploration of science and morality that demonstrates how the scientific way of thinking has made people, and society as a whole, more moral Fr..

Culture And Civilization

ISBN 10 : 9781412849289
ISBN 13 : 1412849284

This volume of Culture and Civilization focuses on cosmopolitanism, the global polity, and political ramifications of globalization. The introduction by Gabriel R. Ricci establishe..

War What Is It Good For

ISBN 10 : 9780374711030
ISBN 13 : 0374711038

A powerful and provocative exploration of how war has changed our society—for the better "War! . . . . / What is it good for? / Absolutely nothing," says the famous song—but ar..

Marriage And Civilization

ISBN 10 : 9781621572190
ISBN 13 : 1621572196

William Tucker documents the historical and anthropological story behind how monogamous, lifelong partnerships are the driving force behind the creation and rise of civilization...

The Evolution Of Violence

ISBN 10 : 9781461493143
ISBN 13 : 1461493145

This volume is an interdisciplinary exploration of our understanding of the causes and consequences of violence. Represented in its chapters are noted scholars from a variety of fi..