The Ancient Economy / Edition 1

The Ancient Economy / Edition 1

by M. I. Finley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520219465

ISBN-13: 9780520219465

Pub. Date: 03/01/1999

Publisher: University of California Press

"The Ancient Economy holds pride of place among the handful of genuinely influential works of ancient history. This is Finley at the height of his remarkable powers and in his finest role as historical iconoclast and intellectual provocateur. It should be required reading for every student of pre-modern modes of production, exchange, and

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"The Ancient Economy holds pride of place among the handful of genuinely influential works of ancient history. This is Finley at the height of his remarkable powers and in his finest role as historical iconoclast and intellectual provocateur. It should be required reading for every student of pre-modern modes of production, exchange, and consumption."—Josiah Ober, author of Political Dissent in Democratic Athens

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520219465
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Series:
Sather Classical Lectures Series
Edition description:
First Edition, Updated with a new foreword by Ian Morris
Pages:
298
Sales rank:
928,289
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to Updated Edition
Preface9
Some Dates for Orientation11
Map: The Roman Empire in the Second Century A.D.14
IThe Ancients and Their Economy17
IIOrders and Status35
IIIMasters and Slaves62
IVLandlords and Peasants95
VTown and Country123
VIThe State and the Economy150
VIIFurther Thoughts (1984)177
Abbreviations and Short Titles208
Notes211
Index255

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