The Dynamics of Ancient Empires: State Power from Assyria to Byzantium

The Dynamics of Ancient Empires: State Power from Assyria to Byzantium

by Ian Morris, Walter Scheidel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195371585

ISBN-13: 9780195371581

Pub. Date: 01/05/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Oxford Studies in Early Empires

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Oxford Studies in Early Empires

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ISBN-13:
9780195371581
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
01/05/2009
Series:
Oxford Studies in Early Empires Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
666,904
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors xi

Ancient States, Empires, and Exploitation: Problems and Perspectives Jack A. Goldstone John F. Haldon 3

The Neo-Assyrian Empire Peter R. Bedford 30

The Achaemenid Empire Josef Wiesehofer 66

The Greater Athenian State Ian Morris 99

The Political Economy of the Roman Empire Keith Hopkins 178

The Byzantine Empire John F. Haldon 205

Sex and Empire: A Darwinian Perspective Walter Scheidel 205

Bibliography 325

Index 369

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