skip to content
Olive cultivation in ancient Greece : seeking the ancient economy Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Olive cultivation in ancient Greece : seeking the ancient economy

Author: Lin Foxhall
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
An examination of olive cultivation as a way of understanding ancient Greek agriculture in its different settings. The author assembles evidence from written sources, archaeology, and visual images. Her investigation opens up new ways of thinking about the economies of the archaic and classical Greek world.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lin Foxhall
ISBN: 0198152884 9780198152880
OCLC Number: 144771579
Description: xvii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Wealthy households: theory, sources, methodology --
3. Agricultural holdings of large-scale households --
4. Domestic consumption of olive oil --
5. Cultivating the olive --
6. Processing olives --
7. Arboriculture and ornamental gardens in ancient Greece --
8. Conclusions.
Responsibility: Lin Foxhall.
More information:

Abstract:

An examination of olive cultivation as a way of understanding ancient Greek agriculture in its landscape, economic, social, and political settings. Lin Foxhall assembles evidence from written  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

This is an important volume, one that perhaps [Foxhall] alone could have produced, and it is to be welcomed. * J.G. Manning, Classical Review * an outstanding and transcendent piece of research. It Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/144771579> # Olive cultivation in ancient Greece : seeking the ancient economy
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "144771579" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Place/oxford> ; # Oxford
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1200742> ; # Agriculture, Ancient
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Topic/olivenol> ; # Olivenöl
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Topic/olijfolie> ; # Olijfolie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Topic/landwirtschaft> ; # Landwirtschaft
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1045502> ; # Olive oil
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Topic/olijven> ; # Olijven
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Topic/agriculture_ancient_greece> ; # Agriculture, Ancient--Greece
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1045481> ; # Olive
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Topic/olivenanbau> ; # Olivenanbau
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Topic/olive_oil_greece_history> ; # Olive oil--Greece--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Place/griechenland_altertum> ; # Griechenland (Altertum)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208380> ; # Greece.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/634.630938/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Event/geschichte> ; # Geschichte.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Place/griekenland> ; # Griekenland.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Topic/olive_greece_history> ; # Olive--Greece--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Topic/landbouw> ; # Landbouw
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Topic/kultur> ; # Kultur
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/71537091> ; # Lin Foxhall
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "An examination of olive cultivation as a way of understanding ancient Greek agriculture in its different settings. The author assembles evidence from written sources, archaeology, and visual images. Her investigation opens up new ways of thinking about the economies of the archaic and classical Greek world."@en ;
    schema:description "1. Introduction -- 2. Wealthy households: theory, sources, methodology -- 3. Agricultural holdings of large-scale households -- 4. Domestic consumption of olive oil -- 5. Cultivating the olive -- 6. Processing olives -- 7. Arboriculture and ornamental gardens in ancient Greece -- 8. Conclusions."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/792836213> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Olive cultivation in ancient Greece : seeking the ancient economy"@en ;
    schema:productID "144771579" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/144771579#PublicationEvent/oxford_new_york_oxford_university_press_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
    schema:url <http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0720/2007024930.html> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0720/2007024930.html> ;
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=016229633&line_number=0002&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=016229633&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198152880> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA759515> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/144771579> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/792836213#Place/griechenland_altertum> # Griechenland (Altertum)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Griechenland (Altertum)" ;
    schema:name "Griechenland " ;
    schema:sameAs <http://d-nb.info/gnd/4093976-5> ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1045481> # Olive
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Olive"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1045502> # Olive oil
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Olive oil"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1200742> # Agriculture, Ancient
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Agriculture, Ancient"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208380> # Greece.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Greece." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/71537091> # Lin Foxhall
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Foxhall" ;
    schema:givenName "Lin" ;
    schema:name "Lin Foxhall" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198152880>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0198152884" ;
    schema:isbn "9780198152880" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.