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War, peace, and human nature the convergence of evolutionary and cultural views

Author: Douglas P Fry
Publisher: Oxford Oxford Univ. Press 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In War, Peace, and Human Nature, editor Douglas P. Fry brings together leading experts in such fields as evolutionary biology, archaeology, anthropology, and primatology to answer fundamental  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas P Fry
ISBN: 9780199858996 0199858993
OCLC Number: 930791479
Notes: Literaturangaben
Description: XVIII, 562 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: Foreword ; Frans B. M. de Waal ; Acknowledgments ; List of Contributors ; 1 War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Challenge of Scientific Objectivity ; Douglas P. Fry ; Section I: Ecological and Evolutionary Models ; 2 Evolution and Peace: A Janus Connection ; David P. Barash ; 3 Conflict and Restraint in Animal Species: Implications for War and Peace ; Hanna Kokko ; 4 An Ethological Perspective on War and Peace ; Peter Verbeek ; 5 Cooperation, Conflict, and Niche Construction in the genus Homo ; Agustin Fuentes ; Section II: Lessons from Prehistory: War and Peace in the Past ; 6 Why the Legend of the Killer Ape Never Dies: The Enduring Power of Cultural ; Beliefs to Distort Our View of Human Nature ; Robert W. Sussman ; 7 Pinker's List: Exaggerating Prehistoric War Mortality ; R. Brian Ferguson ; 8 Trends in Cooperation and Conflict in Native Eastern North America ; David H. Dye ; 9 From the Peaceful to the Warlike: Ethnographic and Archaeological Insights into ; Hunter-Gatherer Warfare and Homicide ; Robert Kelly ; 10 The Prehistory of Warfare: Misled by Ethnography ; Jonathan Haas & Matthew Piscitelli ; 11 The Prehistory of War and Peace in Europe and the Near East ; R. Brian Ferguson ; Section III: Nomadic Foragers: Insights about Human Nature ; 12 Peaceful Foragers: The Significance of the Batek and Moriori for the Question of ; Innate Human Violence ; Kirk Endicott ; 13 Social Control and Conflict Management among Australian Aboriginal Desert ; People Before and After the Advent of Alcohol ; Robert Tonkinson ; 14 Aggression and Conflict Resolution among the Nomadic Hadza of Tanzania as ; Compared with their Pastoralist Neighbors ; Marina L. Butovskaya ; 15 South Indian Foragers' Conflict Management in Comparative Perspective ; Peter M. Gardner ; 16 The Biocultural Evolution of Conflict Resolution between Groups ; Christopher Boehm ; 17 The 99%-Development and Socialization within an Evolutionary Context: ; Growing Up to Become a "Good and Useful Human Being" ; Darcia Narvaez ; Section IV: The Primatological Context of Human Nature ; 18 Chimpanzees, Warfare and the Invention of Peace ; Michael L. Wilson ; 19 Evolution of Primate Peace ; Frances J. White, Michel T. Waller, & Klaree J. Boose ; 20 Conflicts in Cooperative Social Interactions in Non-Human Primates ; Sarah F. Brosnan ; 21 Rousseau with a Tail: Maintaining a Tradition of Peace among Baboons ; Robert M. Sapolsky ; 22 Conflict Resolution in Non-Human Primates and Human Children ; Maaike Kempes, E. H. M. Sterck, & B. Orobio de Castro ; Section V: Taking Restraint against Killing Seriously ; 23 The Evolution of Agonism: The Triumph of Restraint in Nonhuman and Human Primates ; Douglas P. Fry & Anna Szala ; 24 Social Signaling, Conflict Management, and the Construction of Peace ; Paul ("Jim") Roscoe ; 25 The Challenge of Getting Men to Kill: A View from Military Science ; Richard J. Hughbank & Dave Grossman ; 26 Man the Singer: Song Duels as an Aggression Restraint Mechanism for ; Nonkilling Conflict Management ; Joam Evans Pim ; Section VI: Conclusions ; 27 Cooperation for Survival: Creating a Global Peace System ; Douglas P. Fry ; Index
Responsibility: ed. by Douglas P. Fry

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