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Routledge Amazon. Routledge , 3. In recent decades, historians of early-modern Europe, and above all those who study the eighteenth century, have elaborated the concept of what has been called the 'fiscal-military state'. This is a state whose international effectiveness was founded upon the development of large armed forces, whose performance and supply necessitated both further administrative development and the provision of large sums, the raising of which involved unprecedented levels of taxation and borrowing by governments. The present collection of essays, by leading authorities in their individual fields, all of whom have published widely on their chosen topic, explores the subject of the fiscal-military state by focusing on its leading exemplars in eighteenth-century Europe: Austria, Britain, France, Prussia and Russia. It also includes a chapter on the Savoyard state the kingdom of Sardinia , a lesser power whose career illuminates by comparison developments elsewhere.
The last third began in when he stepped back from his commercial executive responsibilities. On May 22, the year-old Austrian accepted the Path to Peace Foundation Award on behalf of the international papal charity he heads. The Germany-based organization provides pastoral support and humanitarian assistance to poor and persecuted Christians in countries.
A long-time scholar of Soviet and Russian politics, his work covers all aspects of the politics of the Soviet and post-Soviet periods, as well as democratisation and the history of the state. Cambridge University Press Amazon. Symbols and Legitimacy in Soviet Politics. Graeme Gill.