Cultures of Violence

Interpersonal Violence in Historical Perspective

  • Stuart Carroll

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Stuart Carroll
      Pages 1-43
  3. Conceptual Perspectives

  4. Early Modern Perspectives

  5. Modern Perspectives

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 265-271

About this book


Thinkers and historians have long perceived violence and its control as integral to the very idea of 'Western Civilization'. Focusing on interpersonal violence and the huge role it played in human affairs in the post-medieval West, this timely collection brings together the latest interdisciplinary and historical research in the field.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Stuart Carroll
    • 1
  1. 1.University of YorkUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2007
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-28560-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-59182-0
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