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Title War, peace, and human nature [electronic resource] : the convergence of evolutionary and cultural views / edited by Douglas P. Fry.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.
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 Electronic Book  GN497 .W285 2013eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 562 p.) : ill., map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents War, peace, and human nature : the challenge of scientific objectivity / Douglas P. Fry -- Evolution and peace : a Janus connection / David P. Barash -- Conflict and restraint in animal species : implications for war and peace / Hanna Kokko -- An ethological perspective on war and peace / Peter Verbeek -- Cooperation, conflict, and niche construction in the genus Homo / Agustín Fuentes -- 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 -- Pinker's list : exaggerating prehistoric war mortality / R. Brian Ferguson -- Trends in cooperation and conflict in Native eastern North America / David H. Dye -- From the peaceful to the warlike : ethnographic and archaeological insights into hunter-gatherer warfare and homicide / Robert L. Kelly -- The prehistory of warfare : misled by ethnography / Jonathan Haas & Matthew Piscitelli -- The prehistory of war and peace in Europe and the Near East / R. Brian Ferguson -- Peaceful foragers : the significance of the Batek and Moriori for the question of innate human violence / Kirk Endicott -- Social control and conflict management among Australian Aboriginal desert people before and after the advent of alcohol / Robert Tonkinson -- Aggression and conflict resolution among the nomadic Hadza of Tanzania as compared with their pastoralist neighbors / Marina L. Butovskaya -- South Indian foragers' conflict management in comparative perspective / Peter M. Gardner -- The biocultural evolution of conflict resolution between groups / Christopher Boehm -- The 99 percent : development and socialization within an evolutionary context : growing up to become a "good and useful human being" / Darcia Narvaez -- Chimpanzees, warfare and the invention of peace / Michael L. Wilson -- Evolution of primate peace / Frances J. White, Michel T. Waller, & Klaree J. Boose -- Conflicts in cooperative social interactions in non-human primates / Sarah F. Brosnan -- Rousseau with a tail : maintaining a tradition of peace among baboons / Robert M. Sapolsky -- Conflict resolution in non-human primates and human children / Maaike Kempes, Liesbeth Sterck, & B. Orobio de Castro -- The evolution of agonism : the triumph of restraint in nonhuman and human primates / Douglas P. Fry & Anna Szala -- Social signaling, conflict management, and the construction of peace / Paul Roscoe -- The challenge of getting men to kill : a view from military science / Richard J. Hughbank & Dave Grossman -- Man the singer : song duels as an aggression restraint mechanism for nonkilling conflict management / Joám Evans Pim -- Cooperation for survival : creating a global peace system / Douglas P. Fry.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject War and society.
Peace -- Social aspects.
Human behavior.
Human evolution.
Social evolution.
Related Names Fry, Douglas P., 1953-
Related To Print version: War, peace, and human nature. New York : Oxford University Press, c2013. 9780199858996 0199858993 (DLC) 2012016714
ISBN 0199332681 (electronic bk.)
9780199332687 (electronic bk.)
9780199858996 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0199858993 (hardcover : alk. paper)