Conquest : how societies overwhelm others (Book, 2013) []
skip to content
Conquest : how societies overwhelm others Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Conquest : how societies overwhelm others

Author: David Day
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in paperbackView all editions and formats

A radical new history of conquest through the ages, showing how conquering societies have established their claims to the lands of the conquered and how this has affected the invaded peoples, the  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Day
ISBN: 9780195340112 0195340116 9780199239344 0199239347 9780199668137 0199668132
OCLC Number: 856807750
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [265] - 276.
Description: XIII, 288 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Prologue ; 1. Staking a Legal Claim ; 2. The Power of Maps ; 3. Claiming by Naming ; 4. Supplanting the Savages ; 5. By Right of Conquest ; 6. Defending the Conquered Territory ; 7. Foundation Stories ; 8. Tilling the Soil ; 9. The Genocidal Imperative ; 10. Peopling the Land ; 11. The Never-ending Journey ; Endnotes ; Select Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: David Day.


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

As David Day makes clear in this fascinating new book, no society on earth has been in continuous occupation of the land it has come to regard as its own. Behind the acquisition of land by humans in Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.