The Institution of War

War must be regarded as an institution which has evolved over time. If it's incidence is to be reduced, the forces that maintain it as an institution must be understood. In this book the nature of war and the factors that sustain it are considered from diverse perspectives - anthropology, histo...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Hinde, Robert A. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 1992, 1992
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Summary:War must be regarded as an institution which has evolved over time. If it's incidence is to be reduced, the forces that maintain it as an institution must be understood. In this book the nature of war and the factors that sustain it are considered from diverse perspectives - anthropology, history, political science, theology, philosophy, international law, economics, psychiatry and biology
Physical Description:X, 253 p online resource
ISBN:9781349217076