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Author Thomson, Janice E., 1949-

Title Mercenaries, pirates and sovereigns : state-building and extraterritorial violence in early modern Europe / Janice E. Thomson
Published Princeton, N.J. ; Chichester : Princeton University Press, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (x, 219 pages)
Series Princeton Studies in International History and Politics
Princeton studies in international history and politics.
Summary The contemporary organization of global violence is neither timeless nor natural, argues Janice Thomson. It is distinctively modern. In this book she examines how the present arrangement of the world into violence-monopolizing sovereign states evolved over the six preceding centuries
Notes Originally published: 1994
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-214) and index
Subject History.
Mercantile system.
Mercenary troops.
Sovereignty.
Violence.
Europe -- Politics and government.
Europe.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0691025711
140082124X
9780691025711
9781400821242