The Myth of the Peaceful, Noble Savage
||LeBlanc, Steven A.|
Register, Katherine E.
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
With armed conflict in the Persian Gulf now upon us, Harvard archaeologist Steven LeBlanc takes a long-term view of the nature and roots of war, presenting a controversial thesis: The notion of the "noble savage" living in peace with one another and in harmony with nature is a fantasy. In Constant Battles: The Myth of the Peaceful, Noble Savage, LeBlanc contends that warfare and violent conflict have existed throughout human history, and that humans have never lived in...