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Published: 10 March 2022

390 Pages | 8


ISBN: 9780197267349

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The Habsburg Monarchy as a Fiscal-Military State

Contours and Perspectives 1648-1815

Edited by William D. Godsey and Petr Maťa

British Academy

Proceedings of the British Academy

  • Contributes to the international debate about the fiscal-military state in early modern Europe, rendering greater precision and depth to the concept
  • Applies the concept of the fiscal-military state to the Habsburg Monarchy, increasing knowledge and understanding of society, politics, and government in the Monarchy
  • Employs the concept of 'composite monarchy', manifesting the complex political framework within which the Habsburg fiscal-military state operated within its own borders
  • Advances the idea of a Habsburg 'fiscal-military core' and highlights both processes of integration and new forms of particularism within the Monarchy

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