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The Cambridge economic history of the Greco-Roman world

Author: Walter Scheidel; Ian Morris; Richard P Saller
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this, a one-volume survey of classical antiquity, 28 chapters summarise the current state of scholarship in their specialised fields and sketch new directions for research. It represents a major advance in our understanding of the economic expansion that made the civilisation of the classical Mediterranean world possible.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Scheidel; Ian Morris; Richard P Saller
ISBN: 0521780535 9780521780537 9781107673076 1107673070 9780511467073 0511467079
OCLC Number: 144219734
Description: xiv, 942 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Ecology / Robert Sallares --
Demography / Walter Scheidel --
Household and gender / Richard P. Saller --
Law and economic institutions / Bruce W. Frier and Dennis P. Kehoe --
Technology / Helmuth Schneider --
The Aegean Bronze Age / John Bennet --
Early Iron Age Greece / Ian Morris --
The Iron Age in the western Mediterranean / Michael Dietler --
Archaic Greece / Robin Osborne --
The Persian Near East / Peter R. Bedford --
Classical Greece : Production / John K. Davies --
Classical Greece : Distribution / Astrid Moller --
Classical Greece : Consumption / Sitta Von Reden --
The Hellenistic Near East / Robartus J. Van Der Spek --
Hellenistic Egypt / Joseph G. Manning --
Hellenistic Greece and western Asia Minor / Gary Reger --
Early Rome and Italy / Jean-Paul Morel --
The late Republic / William V. Harris --
The early Roman empire : Production / Dennis P. Kehoe --
The early Roman empire : Distribution / Neville Morley --
The early Roman empire : Consumption / Willem M. Jongman --
The early Roman empire : The state and the economy / Elio Lo Cascio --
The western provinces / Philippe Leveau --
The eastern Mediterranean / Susan E. Alcock --
Roman Egypt / Dominic W. Rathbone --
The frontier zones / David Cherry --
The transition to late antiquity / Andrea Giardina.
Other Titles: Economic history of the Greco-Roman world
Responsibility: edited by Walter Scheidel, Ian Morris, Richard Saller.
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This is the first comprehensive one-volume survey of the economics of classical antiquity. It explores new methods for measuring economic development and represents a major advance in our  Read more...


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