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The Resource The Arc of War : Origins, Escalation, and Transformation, (electronic resource)

The Arc of War : Origins, Escalation, and Transformation, (electronic resource)

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The Arc of War : Origins, Escalation, and Transformation
Title
The Arc of War
Title remainder
Origins, Escalation, and Transformation
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this far-reaching exploration of the evolution of warfare in human history, Jack S. Levy and William R. Thompson provide insight into the perennial questions of why and how humans fight. Beginning with the origins of warfare among foraging groups, The Arc of War draws on a wealth of empirical data to enhance our understanding of how war began and how it has changed over time. The authors point to the complex interaction of political economy, political and military organization, military technology, and the threat environment— all of which create changing incentives for states and other
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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1948-
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Levy, Jack S.
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Thompson, William R
Series statement
ProQuest Ebook Central
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  • Social evolution
  • War
  • War
  • War and civilization
  • Geography
  • History
Label
The Arc of War : Origins, Escalation, and Transformation, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://www.EUI.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=772138
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; 1. The Evolution of War; 2. The Origins of War; 3. Evolutionary and Coevolutionary Processes; 4. The First Two Agrarian Warfare Accelerations; 5. The Third Evolutionary Acceleration; 6. The Coevolution of the Western Military Trajectory; 7. Nonwestern Military Trajectories; 8. The Coevolution of War, Past and Future; Notes; References; Index;
Control code
u367649
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (297 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780226476278
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL772138
  • (OCoLC)753480498
Label
The Arc of War : Origins, Escalation, and Transformation, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://www.EUI.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=772138
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; 1. The Evolution of War; 2. The Origins of War; 3. Evolutionary and Coevolutionary Processes; 4. The First Two Agrarian Warfare Accelerations; 5. The Third Evolutionary Acceleration; 6. The Coevolution of the Western Military Trajectory; 7. Nonwestern Military Trajectories; 8. The Coevolution of War, Past and Future; Notes; References; Index;
Control code
u367649
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (297 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780226476278
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL772138
  • (OCoLC)753480498

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