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Author Glete, Jan, 1947-

Title War and the state in early modern Europe : Spain, the Dutch Republic and Sweden as fiscal-military states, 1500-1660 / Jan Glete
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 277 pages)
Series Warfare and history
Warfare and history.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Prologue; The rise of the fiscal-military state, 1500 1700; Explaining the fiscal-military state; The Spanish monarchy: the first fiscal-military state; The Dutch republic: a bourgeois fiscal-military state; Sweden: a dynastic fiscal-military state; The fiscal-military state and the transformation of Europe; Notes; Select bibliography; Index
Summary The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw many ambitious European rulers develop permanent armies and navies. Jan Glete examines this military change as a central part of the political, social and economic transformation of early modern Europe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-264) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fiscal policy -- Netherlands -- 16th century
Fiscal policy -- Spain -- 16th century
Fiscal policy -- Sweden -- 16th century
Economic history.
Fiscal policy.
HISTORY -- Military -- Pictorial.
Europe -- Economic conditions -- 16th century.
Europe -- History, Military -- 1492-1648.
Europe -- History, Naval
Netherlands -- History, Military
Spain -- History, Military.
Sweden -- History, Military
Genre/Form Military history.
Naval history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203465318