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Military commitments and political bargaining in ancient Greece

"This paper explores the relationship between military commitments and political bargaining in Greek poleis and beyond. While it is possible to document a number of instances of concurrent political and military mobilization, comparative evidence suggests that state type may be a more important determinant of military mobilization levels than regime type."

Author(s):  Scheidel, Walter
Format:  Article
Publisher:  Department of Classics, Princeton University
Publication City:  Princeton
Date:  2005
Source:  Princeton/Stanford Working Papers in Classics