By Thomas A. Gregor

A stimulating and leading edge attention of the concept that, reasons, and perform of peace in societies either old and smooth, human and primate.

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Howell and R. Willis. London: Routledge. Nakhre, Amrut. 1976. Meanings of Nonviolence: A Study of Satyagrahi Attitudes. Journal of Peace Research 13: 185196. , M. E. R. Nicholson and Mario D. Azmora. 1992. The Anthropology of Peace: Essays in Honor of E. Adamson Hoebel. Studies in Third World Societies, 4748. : Department of Anthropology, College of William anmd Mary. Ross, Marc Howard. 1993. The Culture of Conflict: Interpretations and Interests in Comparative Perspective. : Yale University Press.

KNAUFT 4 The Natural History of Peace: A Positive View of Human Nature and Its Potential 95 LESLIE E. SPONSEL PART THREE: The Psychology of Peace 5 The Psychological and Cultural Roots of Group Violence and the Creation of Caring Societies and Peaceful Group Relations 129 ERVIN STAUB Page vi PART FOUR: Community-Level Case Studies of Peace 6 Two Paths to Peace: Semai and Mehinaku Nonviolence 159 THOMAS GREGOR CLAYTON A. ROBARCHEK 7 The Aucas, the Cannibals, and the Missionaries: From Warfare to Peacefulness Among the Waorani 189 CLAYTON A.

The conference was an act of risk-taking on the part of the Foundation, in that peace is a relatively new topic to academic studies. The Foundation's role was a critical one, since it both funded the conference and provided assistance in shaping the direction of the proceedings. We are especially indebted to Karen Colvard, the grants officer of the Foundation, for both her intellectual contributions and her organizational skills. The conferees and I are deeply appreciative of her and the Foundation's support and efforts in behalf of our collaboration.

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