The Origins of War

Book Details

Author  Jean Guilaine
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   December 27, 2004
ISBN  1405112603
Pages  296

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Stretching across continents and centuries, The Origins of War: Violence in Prehistory provides a fascinating examination of executions, torture, ritual sacrifices, and other acts of violence committed in the prehistoric world.

  • Written as an accessible guide to the nature of life in prehistory and to the underpinnings of human violence.
  • Combines symbolic interpretations of archaeological remains with a medical understanding of violent acts.
  • Written by an eminent prehistorian and a respected medical doctor.

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