Additional information: This book is the first to focus on war and peace in the ancient world from a global perspective. * The first book to focus on war and peace in the ancient world * Takes a global perspective, covering a large number of early civilizations, from China, India and West Asia, through the Mediterranean to the Americas * Features contributions from nineteen distinguished scholars, all of whom are experts in their fields * Offers remarkable insights into the different ways in which ancient societies dealt with a common human challenge * Requires no prior historical knowledge, making it suitable for non-specialists
Description: 400 p.
Publication date: 2006
Publisher: Malden: Wiley-Blackwell
Order number: 1822