Ancient Economic Thought

Ancient Economic Thought

by Betsy Price
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415149304

ISBN-13: 9780415149303

Pub. Date: 10/29/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book explores the interrelationship between economic practice and religion, ethics and social structure in a number of ancient cultures, including studies of East Indian, Hebraic, Greek, Hellenistic, Roman and emerging European cultures. Each chapter presents a new,

richer understanding of the preoccupation of the ancients with specific economic problems such

Overview

This book explores the interrelationship between economic practice and religion, ethics and social structure in a number of ancient cultures, including studies of East Indian, Hebraic, Greek, Hellenistic, Roman and emerging European cultures. Each chapter presents a new,

richer understanding of the preoccupation of the ancients with specific economic problems such as distribution, civic pride, management and uncertainty, and how they were able to resolve them.

Presenting fascinating insights into the economic thinking of ancient cultures, this

volume will enhance the reawakening of interest in ancient economic history and thought, as well as the history of ideas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415149303
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/29/1997
Series:
Routledge Studies in the History of Economics Series
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

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