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War and Competition between States$
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Philippe Contamine

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780198202141

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.001.0001

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Types of Armies: Early Modern Spain

Types of Armies: Early Modern Spain

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(p.37) Chapter 3 Types of Armies: Early Modern Spain
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War and Competition between States
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Luis Ribot García

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.003.0003

This chapter examines the types of armies in early modern Spain. It suggests that one of the most decisive agents in the formation of the Spanish army was the War of Granada between 1482 and 1492 and this war marked the turning point between medieval and modern warfare. Most of the combatants participated in the war effort as a result of mutual service obligations. These include the nobles, the hidalgos, and the acostamiento.

Keywords:   armies, Spain, War of Granada, modern warfare, warfare, hidalgos, acostamiento

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