Risk and survival in ancient Greece : reconstructing the rural domestic economy (Book, 1991) [WorldCat.org]
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Risk and survival in ancient Greece : reconstructing the rural domestic economy

Author: Thomas W Gallant
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an analysis of the ancient Greek domestic economy, arguing that the nature of their environment together with rudimentary technology caused Greek peasants to develop an extensive but  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas W Gallant
ISBN: 0745608841 9780745608846
OCLC Number: 185784170
Description: xvi, 267 s. : diagram, table
Contents: Introduction - the domestic economy and subsistence risk; ancient households and their life cycle; adaptive measures in the agricultural system; structural constraints and the household vulnerability cycle; response strategies to food shortage - household self-help systems; "with a little help from my friends" - interpersonal risk-buffering behaviour; the domestic economy and the dialectic of subsistence risk.
Responsibility: Thomas W. Gallant.

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