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How States Pay for Wars

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explains how states confront the costs of fighting a war. In 1749, the poet Samuel Johnson had written that wars result in such vast sums of debt that they bankrupt the state, while Adam ... More


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