Journals Higher Education



02 January 2015

272 Pages

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199360109

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (1A)

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

Also of Interest