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Traité De Sociologie: Les Guerres
Traité De Sociologie: Les Guerres
By Gaston Bouthoul
Payot, 1951, 550 pp

This ambitious sociological inquiry into the nature of war reviews the theories on the subject, discusses its economic, demographic and psychological aspects, and classifies the causes of conflict. It may be challenged at points but is useful for its effort to sort out the elements comprising this most complex phenomenon.