Peace in World History

Stearns, Peter N.
Date published: 
March 2014

In Peace in World History, Peter N. Stearns examines the ideas of peace that have existed throughout history, and how societies have sought to put them into practice. Beginning with the status of peace in early hunter-gatherer and agricultural societies, and continuing through the present day, the narrative gives students a clear view of the ways people across the world have understood and striven to achieve peace throughout history. Moving away from the view of history as a series of military conflicts, Peace in World History offers a new way of looking at world history by focusing on peace