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A stimulating and cutting edge attention of the concept that, reasons, and perform of peace in societies either old and smooth, human and primate.

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War as a Human Endeavor: The High-Fatality Wars of the Twentieth Century. Journal of Peace Research 3: 261264. Wiberg, Hakan. 1981. What Have We Learned About Peace? Journal of Peace Research 15: 110149. Wright, Q. 1965. A Study of War. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. One What is Peace? Page 3 1 The Spectre of Peace in Unlikely Places: * Concept and Paradox in the Anthropology of Peace DONALD TUZIN What is peace? Donald Tuzin, a social anthropologist who works among the Arapesh people of New Guinea, finds that this is a deceptively difficult question.

M. DE WAAL 37 3 The Human Evolution of Cooperative Interest 71 BRUCE M. KNAUFT 4 The Natural History of Peace: A Positive View of Human Nature and Its Potential 95 LESLIE E. SPONSEL PART THREE: The Psychology of Peace 5 The Psychological and Cultural Roots of Group Violence and the Creation of Caring Societies and Peaceful Group Relations 129 ERVIN STAUB Page vi PART FOUR: Community-Level Case Studies of Peace 6 Two Paths to Peace: Semai and Mehinaku Nonviolence 159 THOMAS GREGOR CLAYTON A. ROBARCHEK 7 The Aucas, the Cannibals, and the Missionaries: From Warfare to Peacefulness Among the Waorani 189 CLAYTON A.

1963), truth is approached only through the elimination of errorapproached, but never definitively attained, for we can never be sure that the next test will not falsify our present wisdom. Unlike error, which can be positively determined and can therefore be systematically eliminated, truth must always remain a vision, an ideal that orients inquiry. The reality of this vision, as in the instances of peace and health, can be demonstrated operationally.

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