Re: Warfare

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Fri, 13 Oct 1995 00:23:59 -0400

Naroll at SUNY BUFFALO did some kind of statistical study years ago and
found no evidence of warfare in the archaeological record until about
5000 years ago. Is anyone else familiar with this study. I can't pin it
down more than this, and wish I could. Ruby Rohrlich

On Thu, 12 Oct 1995, Jay Kotliar wrote:

> I have been fishing on the Arch-L list about archaeological evidence of
> warfare (its nature and intensity) in non-state socieites. Now I thought I
> would fish in among the ethnologists, linguists, etc. on this list.
> References, personal research, theoretical positions and concerns-any
> related postings will be warmly received. I am familiar the books Wafare in
> the Tribal Zone, The Anthropology of War and Primitive Warfare, other refs or
> pertinent ethnographies will be appreciated. I already have a file with over
> 20 posts just from Arch-L. I am also interested in books (in English,
> Russian, French, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, etc.) on the subject. I
> would love to hear from an international audience.