Part of the cover of Eisler's "The Chalice and the Blade." The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future (Harper Collins, 1988)
By Riane Eisler

The Chalice and the Blade tells a new story of our cultural origins. It shows that warfare and the war of the sexes are neither divinely nor biologically ordained. It provides verification that a better future is possible — and is in fact firmly rooted in the haunting dramas of what happened in our past.

Part of the cover of Bonta's "Peaceful Peoples." Peaceful Peoples: An Annotated Bibliography (Scarecrow Press, 1993)
By Bruce Bonta

Peaceful peoples are societies that have developed harmonious social structures which allow them to get along with each other, and with outsiders, without violence.