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Richard

Old Saybrook, CT, USA | Member Since 2007

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  • A History of Warfare

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By John Keegan
    • Narrated By Frederick Davidson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (154)
    Performance
    (54)
    Story
    (52)

    Starting with the premise that all civilizations owe their origins to warmaking, Keegan probes the meanings, motivations, and methods underlying war in different societies over the course of more than two thousand years. Following the progress of human aggression in its full historical sweep, from the strangely ritualistic combat of Stone Age peoples to the warfare of mass destruction in the present age, his illuminating and lively narrative gives us all the world's great warrior cultures.

    Dan says: "Complete, Informative, and Insightful"
    "Not what I expected"
    Overall

    Should be called "Anthropological Roots of Warfare". Long winded and plodding.

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