Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2017

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190621087

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The Modern Mercenary

Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order

Sean McFate

  • Exposes the little understood yet crucially important world of private military contractors
  • Author's real-world experience lends a unique perspective to case studies from Liberia to Colombia to Afghanistan
  • Introduces the concept of "neomedievalism" to explain the way contract warfare will affect international relations

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