The Cambridge Economic History of the Greco-Roman World

The Cambridge Economic History of the Greco-Roman World

by Walter Scheidel
     
 

A major advance in our understanding of the economic expansion that made the civilisation of the classical Mediterranean world possible.See more details below

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A major advance in our understanding of the economic expansion that made the civilisation of the classical Mediterranean world possible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521780537
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2007
Pages:
958
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 2.32(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Ian Morris, Richard Saller and Walter Scheidel; Part I. Determinants of Economic Performance: 2. Ecology Robert Sallares; 3. Demography Walter Scheidel; 4. Household and gender Richard Saller; 5. Law and economic institutions Bruce W. Frier and Dennis P. Kehoe; 6. Technology Helmuth Schneider; Part II. Early Mediterranean Economies and the Near East: 7. The Aegean Bronze Age John Bennet; 8. Early Iron Age Greece Ian Morris; 9. The Early Iron Age in the western Mediterranean Michael Dietler; 10. Archaic Greece Robin Osborne; 11. The Persian Near East Peter R. Bedford; Part III. Classical Greece: 12. Classical Greece: production John K. Davies; 13. Classical Greece: distribution Astrid Möller; 14. Classical Greece: consumption Sitta von Reden; Part IV. The Hellenistic States: 15. The Hellenistic Near East Robartus J. van der Spek; 16. Hellenistic Egypt Joseph G. Manning; 17. Hellenistic Greece and western Asia Minor Gary Reger; Part V. Early Italy and the Roman Republic: 18. Early Rome and Italy Jean-Paul Morel; 19. The Late Republic William V. Harris; Part VI. The Early Roman Empire: 20. The early Roman empire: production Dennis P. Kehoe; 21. The early Roman empire: distribution Neville Morley; 22. The early Roman empire: consumption Willem M. Jongman; 23. The early Roman empire: the state and the economy Elio Lo Cascio; Part VII. Regional Development in the Roman Empire: 24. The western provinces Philippe Leveau; 25. The eastern Mediterranean Susan E. Alcock; 26. Roman Egypt Dominic W. Rathbone; 27. The frontier zones David Cherry; Part VIII. Epilogue: 28. The transition to late antiquity Andrea Giardina.

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