The Resource War! What is it good for? : conflict and the progress of civilization from primates to robots, Ian Morris

War! What is it good for? : conflict and the progress of civilization from primates to robots, Ian Morris

Label
War! What is it good for? : conflict and the progress of civilization from primates to robots
Title
War! What is it good for?
Title remainder
conflict and the progress of civilization from primates to robots
Statement of responsibility
Ian Morris
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ian Morris tells the gruesome, gripping story of fifteen thousand years of war, going beyond the battles and brutality to reveal what war has really done to and for the world
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
303.6/6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
CB481
LC item number
.M67 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
War! What is it good for? : conflict and the progress of civilization from primates to robots, Ian Morris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-471) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • CRYSTALAKE
  • NILES
  • CARY
  • DESPLAINES
  • NORTHBROOK
  • DUNDEE
  • LAKE_VILLA
  • WILMETTE
  • GLENCOE
  • FREMONT
  • HPLIBRARY
  • LAKEFOREST
  • ZIONBENTON
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Friend to the undertaker -- The wasteland? War and peace in ancient Rome -- Caging the beast: the productive way of war -- The barbarians strike back: the counterproductive way of war, A.D. 1-1415 -- The five hundred years' war: Europe (almost) conquers the world, 1415-1914 -- Storm of steel: the war for Europe, 1914-1980s -- Red in tooth and claw: why the chimps of Gombe went to war -- The last best hope of Earth: American empire, 1989-?
Control code
ocn846545682
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 495 pages
Isbn
9780374286002
Lccn
2013038722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u2329785
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o846545682
  • (OCoLC)846545682

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