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The demography of Roman Italy : population dynamics in an ancient conquest society (201 BCE-14 CE)

Author: Saskia Hin
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book investigates demographic behaviour and population trends in Italy during the emergence of the Roman Empire. It unites literary and epigraphic sources with demographic theory, archaeological  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saskia Hin
ISBN: 9781107003934 1107003938
OCLC Number: 908727852
Notes: Índice
Description: XII, 406 p. il. 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Economic and Ecological Parameters: 1. Introduction; 2. Framing the economic setting: structure and development; 3. Climate and climatic change; Part II. The Demographic Parameters: Mortality, Fertility and Migration: 4. Mortality; 5. Fertility; 6. Migration; Part III. Population Size: 7. Counting Romans; 8. Archaeology and population: demography from potsherds? 9. Summary and conclusion; Appendix 1; Appendix 2.
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