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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
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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.
Responsibility: Saskia Hin

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