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Can history teach us anything about the future of war – and peace?

10 mins | Nov 12, 2021
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Is collective violence an inevitable feature of societies? A decade on from psychologist Steven Pinker’s declaration that violence is declining, historians show no sign of agreeing on a truce. In this sharp analysis, Laura Spinney reflects on the changing nature of collective violence and whether it is possible to learn from past conflicts.
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