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Capitalism and Militarism

  • Michael Mann

Abstract

The aim of this paper is less to write a history of the relationship between capitalism and militarism than to analyse their present relationship in the light of history. More specifically, I seek to answer the questions: what difference, if any, has capitalism brought to the nature and degree of militarism in modern society? And to what extent, if any, is the threat of militarism which, in its nuclear form, leans so terrifyingly over our society, to be blamed upon capitalism?

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Capitalist State Twelfth Century Marxist Theory State Elite Agrarian Society 
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