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anthropology of warfare

Klaus-Friedrich Koch

anthropology of warfare

by Klaus-Friedrich Koch

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War and society.,
  • War.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography with references: p. 20-23.

    StatementKlaus-Friedrich Koch.
    SeriesAn Addison-Wesley module in anthropology ; no. 52
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22336438M
    LC Control Number74001558

    Current Anthropology is a transnational journal devoted to research on humankind, encompassing the full range of anthropological scholarship. Scaglion, R. () Abelam: giant yams and cycles of sex, warfare and ritual. In Discovering Anthropology: Researchers at Work- Cultural Anthropology, edited by C.R. Ember and M. n Prentice Hall, pp.

    This book deals with the interrelationship between society and war seen through the analytical eyes of anthropologists and archaeologists. War is a ghastly thing, which unfortunately thrives almost everywhere in the world today.   In light of the recent U.S. intervention in Libya, Scott Atran has a new post on the anthropology of war at Despite human attempts to conduct war in a calculated manner, he concludes that the decision to go to war is never completely rational. That is, war is more an emotional matter of status.

    Law and Warfare: Studies in the Anthropology of Conflict by A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or Rating: % positive. Military Anthropology Soldiers, Scholars and Subjects at the Margins of Empire Montgomery McFate. A candid reassessment of the role of anthropologists in mediating encounters between Western armies and non-Western peoples. Each chapter considers an anthropologist who worked directly for the military.


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