The Culture of War

Books by John Keegan and Bruce Porter attempt to address the broad question of the role of war in history.

Issue: Spring 1994

John Keegan, A History of Warfare (New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1993), 432pp., $ 27.50

Bruce D. Porter, War and the Rise of the State (New York: Free Press, 1993), 350pp., $24.95.

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