Mercenaries, Pirates, and Sovereigns: State-Building and Extraterritorial Violence in Early Modern Europe (Google eBook)

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Princeton University Press, Jul 22, 1996 - Political Science - 230 pages
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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.

  

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Pirates and international politics. What more could you want? Read full review

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