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Justice and Warfare in Aboriginal Australia
- Meticulously examining ethnographic sources, Christophe Darmangeat argues that warfare among Australian Aborigines was often an extension of their penal systems. He demonstrates how violent conflict occurred when circumstances prohibited regulated judicial proceedings.
- Christophe Darmangeat is associate professor at the University of Paris.
- Chapter 1: Characterizing Aboriginal Societies Chapter 2: Common Forms of Justice Chapter 3: Deadly Confrontations Chapter 4: Why Fight? Chapter 5: A General Classification of Organized Violence Chapter 6: On the War Path Chapter 7: Means of War Chapter 8: Australia, a Unique Case
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