The article discusses the pivotal geopolitical and strategic role played by Spanish Lombardy within the European and Mediterranean framework between 1550 and 1600, by also using some concepts drawn from modern strategic science, such as Grand Strategy and Soft and Hard Power. The approach of the article intertwines diferrent issues and aspects - political, social, economic, geopolitical, institutional etc. - in order to reconstruct the nature and mechanisms of the the so-called Spanish Empire, as well as the peculiar geopolitics of early modern Italy.

Sticks, Carrots, and All the Rest: Lombardy and the Spanish Strategy in Northern Italy Between Europe and the Mediterranean (1550-1600), / Rizzo Mario. - In: CAHIERS DE LA MÉDITERRANÉE. - ISSN 0395-9317. - STAMPA. - 71(2005), pp. 145-184.

Sticks, Carrots, and All the Rest: Lombardy and the Spanish Strategy in Northern Italy Between Europe and the Mediterranean (1550-1600),

RIZZO, MARIO VALENTINO
2005

Abstract

The article discusses the pivotal geopolitical and strategic role played by Spanish Lombardy within the European and Mediterranean framework between 1550 and 1600, by also using some concepts drawn from modern strategic science, such as Grand Strategy and Soft and Hard Power. The approach of the article intertwines diferrent issues and aspects - political, social, economic, geopolitical, institutional etc. - in order to reconstruct the nature and mechanisms of the the so-called Spanish Empire, as well as the peculiar geopolitics of early modern Italy.
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