Rationalization of domestic organized violence through reliance on law and bureaucratization, professionalization of state agents. Effects: emergence of civil society and “marketization” of economic processes. Durkheim / Foucault effects on punishment.
Some rationalization effects also in external relations ( Westphalia ,Grotius)
See Tocqueville, both Démocratie (reluctance to go to war, great popular commitment when engaged – career aspirations of officer class incline it to war) and Ancien Régime (paradoxical increase in intensity of wars with missionary intents – as in revolutionary, Napoleonic wars but already in Islam)