Blood Revenge

Blood Revenge
The Enactment and Management of Conflict in Montenegro and Other Tribal Societies

Christopher Boehm

1986 | 284 pages | Paper $24.95
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Maps
Note on the Serbo-Croatian Language

1. Introduction
2. Doing Research on European Tribesmen
3. Traditional Montenegro: A Refuge-Area Warrior Adaptation
4. The Meaning of Osveta
5. The Moral Legitimacy of Feuding
6. Trajectory of a Feud
7. The End Game: Management of Conflict
8. The Importance of Decisions
9. Making Further Sense of the Feud
10. Feuding and Ecology: The Question of Costs and Gains
11. Feuding in the Nonliterate World
12. An Ethological Perspective on Feuding
13. A Final Word on the Blood Feud in Montenegro