Thomas Victor Conti
Economic Warfare: Storia Dell’arma Economica, edited by Virgilio Ilari and Giuseppe Della Torre, 59–74. Quaderno SISM 2017. Roma: Società Italiana di Storia Militare.
Publication year: 2017

ABSTRACT
Warfare is an important and common subject in discussions on mercantilism. However, the idea of a mercantilist (type of) warfare rarely appears in the specialized literature. This article begins with a historiographical review of the uses of mercantilist warfare. It identifies mercantilist warfare has been used mostly as a name and not as a proper concept for social scientists. In the final section, I make the case for the usefulness of mercantilist warfare as a concept by providing an explicit definition and identifying four historical periods that highlight how mercantilist warfare changed over time: emergence (c.1500-c.1650), consolidation (c.1650-1815), hegemonic stability (1815-1871), and crisis (1871-1914).
KEYWORDS: Mercantilism, gunboat, naval warfare, violence

Chapter in Economic Warfare: Storia Dell’arma Economica, edited by Virgilio Ilari and Giuseppe Della Torre, 59–74. Quaderno SISM 2017. Roma: Società Italiana di Storia Militare.

Guerra Mercantilista

RESUMO

A guerra é um tema importante e comum ao discutir o mercantilismo. Entretanto, a ideia de uma guerra (de tipo) mercantilista raramente aparece na literatura especializada. Este artigo começa com uma revisão historiográfica dos usos de guerra mercantilista. Ele identifica que a guerra mercantilista tem sido usada em sua maioria como um nome e não de fato como um conceito para cientistas sociais. Na seção final, defendo o argumento da utilidade da guerra mercantilista enquanto conceito mediante o fornecimento de uma definição explícita e a identificação de quatro períodos históricos que destacam como a guerra mercantilista mudou ao longo do tempo: emergência (c.1500-c.1650), consolidação (c.1650-1815), estabilidade hegemônica (1815-1871) e crise (1871-1914).

Palavras-Chave: Mercantilismo, canhoneira, guerra naval, violência

Para citação:

Formato ABNT

CONTI, T. V. Mercantilist Warfare. In: ILARI, V.; TORRE, G. D. (Eds.). . Economic Warfare: storia dell’arma economica. Quaderno SISM. Roma: Società Italiana di Storia Militare, 2017. p. 59–74.
Formato Chicago
Conti, Thomas Victor. 2017. “Mercantilist Warfare.” In Economic Warfare: Storia Dell’arma Economica, edited by Virgilio Ilari and Giuseppe Della Torre, 59–74. Quaderno SISM 2017. Roma: Società Italiana di Storia Militare.

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