IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/nec/hecoso/v2011y2011i03p49-57_00.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Aperçu sur l’économie de la désertion dans les Pays-Bas autrichiens au XVIIIe siècle1

Author

Listed:
  • Sonkajärvi, Hanna

Abstract

The paper views the 18th century Austrian Netherlands as a military market. This market can be characterised as an “economy of desertion”. The contribution offers a reflection on the economic use made of the army as an institution by individuals, both soldiers and inhabitants, who traded with – and dealt in – deserters. The practises of desertion and recruitment are studied through the memoranda, composed by the French and Austrian authorities, at the renewal of the cartel treaty, passed in 1766, which was intended to regulate the reciprocal extradition of deserters in the Southern Netherlands. The paper focuses on the individuals’ motivations of desertion and the economic possibilities offered by the trade in deserters.

Suggested Citation

  • Sonkajärvi, Hanna, 2011. "Aperçu sur l’économie de la désertion dans les Pays-Bas autrichiens au XVIIIe siècle1," Histoire, économie & société, Editions NecPlus, vol. 2011(03), pages 49-57, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:nec:hecoso:v:2011:y:2011:i:03:p:49-57_00
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.necplus.eu/abstract_S0752570211003039
    File Function: link to article abstract page
    Download Restriction: no

    More about this item

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:nec:hecoso:v:2011:y:2011:i:03:p:49-57_00. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Jean-Louis Soubret). General contact details of provider: http://www.necplus.eu/jid_HESProvider-Email:jlsoubret@necplus.eu .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.