Violence in the ethnographic record: results of cross-cultural research on war and aggression

Troubled Times: Violence and Warfare in the Past Published In Pages: 1-20
By Ember, Carol R., Ember, Melvin


When included in a model testing the relationship between frequency of warfare, natrual disasters, and socialization for mistrust, food producing will be a significant predictor of frequency of warfare (11).


This result suggests that food-producing is not an independent predictor of frequency of warfare. Foragers have less war because they have less threat of natural disasters and less socialization for mistrust.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
multiple regressionNot SupportedNot SignificantUNKNOWNUNKNOWN