Killing of captured enemies: a cross-cultural study

Current Anthropology Vol/Iss. 41 Published In Pages: 439-443
By Otterbein, Keith F.


This study examines the relationship between political system and practices of killing captured enemies. Concludes that political systems (some simpler and some more complex) relying on terror tend to kill all enemies.

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