Nonkilling History: Shaping Policy with Lessons from the Past
by Antony Adolf (ed.)
Publisher: Center for Global Nonkilling 2010
Number of pages: 293
The surprise insight from Nonkilling History is that what did not happen explains why humanity lives today. This turns upside down understanding of history as the story of the victory of righteous or reprehensible human violence in struggles to satisfy human aspirations, wants, and needs.
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With our unique focus on writing, our innovative web-born format and our open review process, we seek to move beyond the traditionalist ways scholars -- and historians in particular -- have tended to think about and to use digital technologies.