Mercenaries, Pirates, and Sovereigns State-Building and Extraterritorial Violence in Early Modern Europe

ISBN-10: 0691025711

ISBN-13: 9780691025711

Edition: 1996

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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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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 8/11/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 230
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Acknowledgments
List of Tables
Introduction
The State, Violence, and Sovereignty
The State and Violence in Theory
The State and Violence in History
Sovereignty in Theory
The Institution of Sovereignty
The Argument
Nonstate Violence Unleashed
Privateering
Mercenaries
Mercantile Companies
UninTended Consequences
The Mediterranean Corsairs
Organized Piracy
Problems with Mercenarism
Problems with Mercantile Companies
Delegitimating State-Authorized Nonstate Violence
The Abolition of Privateering
The Delegitimation of Mercenarism
The Demise of the Mercantile Companies
Suppressing Unauthorized Nonstate Violence
Piracy
The Rise and Decline of Filibustering
Conclusion
Explaining the Transition
The State, Sovereignty, and World Politics
The Future
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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