From warfare to wealth : the military origins of urban prosperity in Europe /

The economic rise of Europe over the past millennium represents a major human breakthrough. To explain this phenomenon, this book highlights a counterintuitive yet central feature of Europe's historical landscape: warfare. Historical warfare inflicted numerous costs on rural populations. Securi...

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Main Authors: Dincecco, Mark, 1977- (Author), Onorato, Massimiliano Gaetano (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Series:Political economy of institutions and decisions.
Online Access:CONNECT