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Warfare and the evolution of the state

David L. Webster

Warfare and the evolution of the state

a perspective from the Maya lowlands

by David L. Webster

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Published by University of Northern Colorado, Museum of Anthropology in [Greeley] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mayas -- Politics and government.,
  • Mayas -- Wars.,
  • State, The -- Origin.,
  • Political anthropology.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: leaves [18]-[20]

    Statementby David Webster.
    SeriesMuseum of Anthropology miscellaneous series ;, no. 19
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN4 .U53 no. 19, F1435.3.P7 .U53 no. 19
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[20] leaves ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4377624M
    LC Control Number78621459

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Warfare and the evolution of the state. [Greeley]: University of Northern Colorado, Museum of Anthropology, (OCoLC) Online version: Webster, David L., Warfare and the evolution of the state (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

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of violence, understanding and anticipating the evolution of war remains a necessity. But war has always been a “chameleon”1 – it is ever-changing, adapting to new circumstances and camouflaging itself in international relations, national security and political rhetoric.

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Previous notes I made for a manual of guerrilla warfare for African freedom fighters were left behind in Ghana when I departed for Hanoi on 21st February The manuscript was handed over to imperialist and neo-colonialist intelligence organisations by the military and police traitors. THE EVOLUTION.

OF MODERN WARFARE. Introduction Warfare. has always been an evolving concept. Throughout history, it has constantly been shaped and altered by the exigencies of nations and the moral sentiments of the global community. Introduction We. live in difficult times. Our world witnessed armed conflict in countries like Afghanistan and Iraq, and escalating problems between Russia and.

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Professional historians normally focus on military affairs that had a major impact on the societies involved as well. The question of the state is now acquiring particular importance both in theory and in practical politics. The imperialist war has immensely accelerated and intensified the process of transformation of monopoly capitalism into state­monopoly capitalism.

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Harrison Wagner demonstrates, any understanding of international politics must be part of a more general study of the. A state is a polity under a system of is no undisputed definition of a state. A widely used definition from the German sociologist Max Weber is that a "state" is a polity that maintains a monopoly on the legitimate use of violence, although other definitions are not uncommon.

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On War is an unfinished work.