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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Definitions for polemology

  1. the analysis of human conflict and war, particularly international war.

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Citations for polemology
Closely related to the surge of interest in aggressive human behavior is the rise of a new science: polemology. Walter Sullivan, "An Attack on Man the Aggressor," New York Times, August 26, 1968
For the study of Greek warfare, or the polemology of ancient Greece, cannot be separated from the project of a general, very broadly political history of ancient Greek civic mentality, social structure and economic organization. Paul Cartledge, Spartan Reflections, 2001
Origin of polemology
1935-1940
Polemology was first recorded in 1935–40. It comes from Greek pólemos “war” and -logy, a combining form used in the names of bodies of knowledge.