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Published: 14 July 2016

320 Pages | 42 black and white figures, tables, & maps


ISBN: 9780198784111

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Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century

Rafael Torres Sánchez

  • Offers new insights into the role of military entrepreneurs in debates about warfare and state construction
  • Shows how an entrepreneur's success or failure could determine whether or not warfare became a driving force of the economy and wealth or an endless source of problems
  • Brings Spain and its idiosyncrasies to wider notice to provide crucial insights for European and international comparative history