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CONTENTS Notes on Contributors 1 Introduction: Searching for Peace in the Ancient World Kurt A. Raaflaub 2 Making War and Making Peace in Early China Robin D. S. Yates 3 Ancient India: Peace Within and War Without Richard Salomon 4 Water under the Straw: Peace in Mesopotamia Benjamin R. Foster 5 Making, Preserving, and Breaking the Peace with the Hittite State Richard Beal 6 Conflict and Reconciliation in the Ancient Middle East: The Clash of Egyptian and Hittite Chariots in Syria and the World¿s First Peace Treaty between ¿Superpowers¿ Lanny Bell 7 From Achaemenid Imperial Order to Sasanian Diplomacy: War, Peace, and Reconciliation in Pre-Islamic Iran Josef Wiesehöfer 8 War and Reconciliation in the Traditions of Ancient Israel: Historical, Literary, and Ideological Considerations Susan Niditch 9 ¿They Shall Beat their Swords into Plowshares¿: A Vision of Peace through Justice and Its Background in the Hebrew Bible Thomas Krüger 10 ¿Laughing for Joy¿: War and Peace Among the Greeks Lawrence Tritle 11 War and Reconciliation in Greek Literature David Konstan 12 War, Peace, and International Law in Ancient Greece Victor Alonso 13 War and Peace, Fear and Reconciliation at Rome Nathan Rosenstein 14 The Price of Peace in Ancient Rome Carlin A. Barton 15 The Gates of War (and Peace): Roman Literary Perspectives Jeri DeBrohun 16 Early Christian Views on Violence, War, and Peace Louis Swift 17 Fight for God¿But Do So with Kindness: Reflections on War, Peace, and Communal Identity in Early Islam Fred M. Donner 18 Peace, Reconciliation, and Alliance in Aztec Mexico Ross Hassig 19 War and Peace in the Inca Heartland Catherine Julien 20 The Long Peace Among Iroquois Nations Neta C. Crawford Index
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Military history, Ancient.