War And Peace And War

Author: Peter Turchin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101126912
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Like Jared Diamond in Guns, Germs, and Steel, Peter Turchin in War and Peace and War uses his expertise in evolutionary biology to make a highly original argument about the rise and fall of empires.

War And Peace And War

Author: Peter Turchin
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
ISBN: 9780131499966
Size: 45.14 MB
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This sweeping work of social science culminates with a crisp declaration of the general principles of the science of history.

Secular Cycles

Author: Peter Turchin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691136963
Size: 48.23 MB
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The graphs present the data in a fashion that will be clear to any audience, and the text is straightforward and persuasive. This book carries the study of historical dynamics to a whole new level.

War Before Civilization

Author: Lawrence H. Keeley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199761531
Size: 47.35 MB
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Lawrence Keeley's groundbreaking War Before Civilization offers a devastating rebuttal to such comfortable myths and debunks the notion that warfare was introduced to primitive societies through contact with civilization (an idea he ...

Grand Strategies In War And Peace

Author: Paul M. Kennedy
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300056662
Size: 28.48 MB
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Examines how the US, the Soviet Union and various European powers have developed their grand Strategies - how they have integrated their political, economic and military goals in order to preserve their long-term interests in times of war ...

Pax Romana

Author: Adrian Goldsworthy
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300222262
Size: 32.33 MB
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A groundbreaking and comprehensive history of the Roman Peace from one of the leading historians of the ancient world Best-selling author Adrian Goldsworthy turns his attention to the Pax Romana, the famous peace and prosperity brought by ...

Envisioning Power

Author: Eric R. Wolf
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520215825
Size: 13.16 MB
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This text explores the historical relationship of ideas, power and culture. Looking at several case studies, it analyses how the regnant ideology intertwines with power around the pivotal relationships that govern social labour.

Empire Of The Summer Moon

Author: S.C. Gwynne
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1849018200
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Empire of the Summer Moon spans two astonishing stories. The first traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history.

War And The Law Of Nations

Author: Stephen C. Neff
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521662055
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This 2005 volume is a history of war, from an international law perspective, from Roman times to the present.