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War : the anthropology of armed conflict and aggression

Author: Morton H Fried; Marvin Harris; Robert F Murphy; American Anthropological Association.; American Museum of Natural History.
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Natural History Press, 1968.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Contains the expanded text of prepared papers and comments delivered at a symposium held on Nov. 30, 1967, in Washington, D.C., during the Sixty-sixth Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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American Anthropological Association.
War: the anthropology of armed conflict and aggression.
Garden City, N.Y., Published for the American Museum of Natural History [by] the Natural History Press, 1968
(OCoLC)647525750
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Morton H Fried; Marvin Harris; Robert F Murphy; American Anthropological Association.; American Museum of Natural History.
OCLC Number: 254182
Notes: "Contains the expanded text of prepared papers and comments ... delivered at [a] symposium held on Nov. 30, 1967, in Washington, D.C., during the Sixty-sixth Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association."
Published for the American Museum of Natural History by the Natural History Press.
Description: xxii, 262 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The effects of warfare on the biology of the human species / Frank B. Livingstone --
The biological consequences of war / Frederick P. Thieme, discussant --
Human aggression : the need for a species-specific framework / Ralph L. Holloway Jr. --
The contribution of primate studies to the understanding of war / C.R. Carpenter, discussant --
War and disease : an anthropological perspective / Alexander Alland Jr. --
The direct and indirect biological costs of war / Benjamin D. Paul, discussant --
Hypotheses about functions of war / Andrew P. Vayda --
War and the state / Alexander Lesser, discussant --
Yanomamö social organization and warfare / Napoleon A. Chagnon --
War and our contemporary ancestors / Elman Service, discussant --
Psychological preparations for war / Anthony F.C. Wallace --
War and the dissociated personality / Stanley Diamond, discussant --
War and the draft / Sol Tax --
The draft and the United States Congress / E. Adamson Hoebel, discussant --
Alternatives to war / Margaret Mead --
Decision making on war and peace / Seymour Melman, discussant.
Responsibility: edited by Morton Fried, Marvin Harris, and Robert Murphy.

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Contains the expanded text of prepared papers and comments delivered at a symposium held on Nov. 30, 1967, in Washington, D.C., during the Sixty-sixth Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association.

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