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Economic structures of antiquity

Author: Morris Silver
Publisher: Westport (Connecticut) Greenwood Press 1995.
Series: Contributions in economics and economic history, 159.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The economy of the ancient Middle East and Greece is reinterpreted by Morris Silver in this provocative new synthesis.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Morris Silver
ISBN: 0313293805 9780313293801
OCLC Number: 434338812
Description: XXIV, 262 p. 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments Author's Notes Transcriptions and Phonetics Symbols References Chronological Table Introduction Structural Characteristics of the Ancient Economy Gods as Inputs and Outputs of the Ancient Economy Adaptations of Markets and Hierarchical Relationships to Transaction Costs Who Were the Entrepreneurs? The Problem of "Public" Enterprise Commercial Transport, Gains from Trade, Storage, and Diffusion of New Technology Markets in the Ancient Near East: The Challenge of the Evidence The Existence of Markets The Credibility of Markets The Response to Changes in Economic Incentives and Public Policy New Markets and Land Consolidation Changes in Economic Policy and Organization Concluding Remarks Selected Bibliography Index
Series Title: Contributions in economics and economic history, 159.
Responsibility: Morris Silver.

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