Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century

Author(s): 
Torres Sánchez, Rafael
ISBN: 
9780198784111
Date published: 
July 2016
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

Offers a new interpretation of the military entrepreneurs' role in state construction in early-modern Spain, demonstrating how their success or failure could determine whether or not warfare became a driving force of the economy and wealth, or an endless source of problems.