TITLE

Good Anthropology, Bad History: The Cultural Turn in Studying War

AUTHOR(S)
Porter, Patrick
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Summer2007, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the transformation of cultural means to anthropological approaches in the study of war. Some historians and strategists argue that an undifferentiated means in the study of war exists between eastern and western warfare. However, it notes that no classical writings could support the argument which is considered an overstatement of the eastern conceptions of war. Meanwhile, the actual behaviors of war cultures are considered infeasible because of varying exceptions.
ACCESSION #
25495040

 

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