The Origins of War: Violence in Prehistory
Copyright © 2005 Blackwell Publishing
Author(s): Jean Guilaine, Jean Zammit
Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
Print ISBN: 9781405112598
Online ISBN: 9780470773819
About this Book
Stretching across continents and centuries, The Origins of War: Violence in Prehistory provides a fascinating examination of executions, torture, ritual sacrifices, and other acts of violence committed in the prehistoric world.
- Written as an accessible guide to the nature of life in prehistory and to the underpinnings of human violence.
- Combines symbolic interpretations of archaeological remains with a medical understanding of violent acts.
- Written by an eminent prehistorian and a respected medical doctor.