By Julian Maxwell Heath
However, we might be fallacious to imagine that the 1st farming groups of Europe have been in music with nature and every different, as there's a enormous (and starting to be) physique of archaeological information that's indicative of episodes of battle among those groups. This proof shouldn't be taken as facts that battle was once endemic throughout Neolithic Europe, however it does strongly recommend that it was once extra universal than a few students have proposed.
Furthermore, the phrases of the seventeenth-century English thinker, Thomas Hobbes, who famously defined prehistoric existence as 'nasty, brutish, and short', appear fairly apt in mild of a few of the archaeological discoveries from the ecu Neolithic.
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Warfare in Neolithic Europe: An Archaeological and Anthropological Analysis by Julian Maxwell Heath