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Unformatted text preview: from Rousseau) Golden Age (1960-1980) 1. Sharp increase in publications, theoretical and ethnographic classics (Dani, Maring, Yanomami) 2. Two sides develop around whether bands and tribes are warlike or peaceful Recent (1980- ) 1. Trend toward a single theoretical model of causes and consequences of war [?] 2. Two sides develop around whether human nature is warlike or peaceful (hawks vs. doves) - myth of the peaceful "savage" and the myth of the Hobbesian "savage" (neither ideal type supported by evidence of cultural diversity, critical of Keeley) Recent trends include books on origin of war by primatologists and archaeologists, research on ethnic war and genocide, and world systems theory (tribal zone). Otterbein stresses need to examine tremendous cross-cultural variation in warfare. Different typologies of warfare are mentioned (pp. 796,797, 799). Tables are very useful (pp. 798, 800)....
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