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Empirical Aspects of a state: (8)
1. Organizations
2. Bureacracies
3. Impersonal
4. Territorial
5. Possess citizenry
6. Recognized as legit (by int'l society)
7. Control over borders
8. "Sovereign"
30 Years War
the bridge fron Medieval world to modern (Ended with the Treaty of Westphalia)
what ended it?
Treaty of Westphalia
1. concept of sovereignty (not negotiable)
2. Hard Shelled state
3. Realpolitik- real politics
4. Raison d'etat- do what is best for the state
5. Balance of Power
What was introduced/implemented? (5 things)
Economic explanations for the spread of the Westphalian State
Warfare- Hegemony (attempt to control a large area)
Economics- capitalism is essential
Institutions- state institutions were better able to handle conflicts
Political and military explanations for the spread of Westphalian state
Military needs pushed the state to increase its capacity to extract resources
War leads to centralization, extraction of resources, control of resources
What does the military need?
What does war do?