Mercenaries the history of a norm in international relations

With unprecedented historical range, this book examines the use of mercenaries - from the courts of medieval Europe through to private security companies in modern-day Iraq - as well as exploring the key ethical questions surrounding the mechanics of private military action.

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Main Author: Percy, Sarah V. 1977-
Language:English
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Online Access:Link to e-book
Summary:With unprecedented historical range, this book examines the use of mercenaries - from the courts of medieval Europe through to private security companies in modern-day Iraq - as well as exploring the key ethical questions surrounding the mechanics of private military action.
Physical Description:1 online resource (x, 267 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
ISBN:9780191706608 (ebook)
0191706604 (ebook)