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War, Science And Civilization

by William E. Ritter

  • 85 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11928308M
    ISBN 101430489537
    ISBN 109781430489535
    OCLC/WorldCa156807303

      Reed Robert Bonadonna, Soldiers and Civilization: How the Profession of Arms Thought and Fought the Modern World into Existence (Naval Institute Press, ) Retired Marine Col. Reed Bonadonna’s new book, Soldiers and Civilization, makes a remarkably bold claim right in its subtitle: that the profession of arms “thought and fought the modern world into . The first part tells how human civilization thrived for 3 million years before war. The second begins 6, years ago when the very first war divided the world. A book of history, science and philosophy by Pulitzer Prize-nominated Canadian journalist Barry Brown. Now on Amazon. Beautifully illustrated with over photos, maps and paintings.

      The cheela culturally evolve from savagery to the discovery of science, and for a brief time, men are their teachers. But not, of course, for long. “Forward’s book is a knockout. In science fiction there is only a handful of books that stretch the mind–and this is one of them!”-Arthur C. Clarke. Reviews the book 'Science and Civilization in China, vol 6: Biology and Biological Technology, part 6: Medicine,' by Joseph Needham and Lu Gwei-Djen, edited by Nathan Sivin. Science in Traditional China (Book Review).

      His book HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY was first published in (7th Edition, ). In addition, he is the author of WESTERN CIVILIZATION, first published in (10th Edition, ), and co-author (with William Duiker) of WORLD HISTORY, first published in (9th Edition, ).Brand: Cengage Learning. Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" is a classic book of military science. Although first published in the 6th century BC, it is still widely studied today (and remains a hugely entertaining and informative read for any amateur historian). Machiavelli's "The Prince," published posthumously in , examines in detail the interaction between war and.


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His book offers strong evidence about the biological underpinnings of war, but he shies away from this because it's not to his liking. That's cowardly at best, bad science at worst. I also regret that he didn't talk at all about the underpinnings of cooperation and peace where again, there is a lot of great psychology literature (evolutionary /5().

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