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Matteo Salonia

Dr. Matteo Salonia has taught at King's College London and other universities in the UK. He is currently assistant professor of European and International history at the University of Nottingham Ningbo. He is the author of Genoa’s Freedom: Entrepreneurship, Republicanism, and the Spanish Atlantic (Lexington Books, 2017).

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Private Defense in the History of Genoa

Decentralization and SecessionWorld History

07/13/2020Mises Media
The Republic of Genoa provides an example of how a small "state" managed to defend itself against much larger states using military resources that were overwhelmingly owned and controlled by private parties.
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Private Defense in the History of Genoa

Decentralization and SecessionWorld History

Blog07/04/2020

The Republic of Genoa provides an example of how a small "state" managed to defend itself against much larger states using military resources that were overwhelmingly owned and controlled by private parties.

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The 1497 Cornish Tax Rebellion

Taxes and SpendingWorld History

Blog04/17/2020

As states in various areas of the Continent embarked on centralization and territorialization in the fourteenth century, communities very often took up arms against forms of taxation. The Cornish Rebellion of 1497 against national taxation is an example of this trend.

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The World Needs an Austrian-School Approach to Economic History

Blog10/06/2017
Economic historians should reconcile with economics as a science that is key to the analysis, categorization, and explanation of past phenomena.
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