War and Peace in the Ancient World

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Wiley, Apr 15, 2008 - History - 400 pages
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This book is the first to focus on war and peace in the ancient world from a global perspective.

  • The first book to focus on war and peace in the ancient world
  • Takes a global perspective, covering a large number of early civilizations, from China, India and West Asia, through the Mediterranean to the Americas
  • Features contributions from nineteen distinguished scholars, all of whom are experts in their fields
  • Offers remarkable insights into the different ways in which ancient societies dealt with a common human challenge
  • Requires no prior historical knowledge, making it suitable for non-specialists

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Kurt A. Raaflaub is David Herlihy University Professor and Professor of Classics and History at Brown University.

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