The Resource War! What is it good for? : conflict and the progress of civilization from primates to robots, Ian Morris

War! What is it good for? : conflict and the progress of civilization from primates to robots, Ian Morris

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War! What is it good for? : conflict and the progress of civilization from primates to robots
Title
War! What is it good for?
Title remainder
conflict and the progress of civilization from primates to robots
Statement of responsibility
Ian Morris
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An exploration of how war has changed our society for the better. Archaeology, history, and biology show that war in fact has been good for something. Surprising as it sounds, war has made humanity safer and richer. Ian Morris tells the gruesome story of fifteen thousand years of war, going behind the battles and brutality to reveal what war has really done to and for the world
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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War! What is it good for? : conflict and the progress of civilization from primates to robots, Ian Morris
Publication
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-471) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The wasteland? War and peace in ancient Rome -- Caging the beast: the productive way of war -- The barbarians strike back: the counterproductive way of war, A.D. 1-1415 -- The five hundred years' war: Europe (almost) conquers the world, 1415-1914 -- Storm of steel: the war for Europe, 1914-1980s -- Red in tooth and claw: why the chimps of Gombe went to war -- The last best hope of Earth: American Empire, 1989-?
Control code
ocn846545682
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 495 pages
Isbn
9780374286002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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illustrations
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