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–Carl von Clausewitz, On War, Book 8, Chapter 6.

Bringing War Back in

Congratulations to Luis Schenoni, a former NDISC grad fellow, on the publication of his article! It received the Best Paper Award by the Political Institutions (LAPIS) Section.

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Bringing War Back in: Victory and State Formation in Latin America

Author: Schenoni, Luis

Scholars have often dismissed the effect of war on state formation in regions like Latin America, where mobilization for war is deemed insufficiently intense and international conflict fails to out‐select weaker states. Against this conventional wisdom, I contend that wars can affect state‐building trajectories in a postwar period through the different state institutions that result from...

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