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Land and Economy in Ancient Palestine
     

Land and Economy in Ancient Palestine

by Jack Pastor
 

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Land and Economy in Ancient Palestine is a study of the economic crises throughout the Second Temple Period. It establishes that the single factor of the economy which united all aspects of life in ancient society was land.
Through study of a wide variety of sources, including the New Testament and classical authors, Jack Pastor looks at who owned land,

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Land and Economy in Ancient Palestine is a study of the economic crises throughout the Second Temple Period. It establishes that the single factor of the economy which united all aspects of life in ancient society was land.
Through study of a wide variety of sources, including the New Testament and classical authors, Jack Pastor looks at who owned land, and how they came to possess it. He examines the various ramifications of landownership in ancient society to ascertain its effect on livelihoods, government policies and revenues. A special emphasis is placed on debt and famine as social and economic problems with ties to the landholding structure.

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A study of the economic crises throughout the Second Temple Period, which establishes that the single factor of the economy which united all aspects of life in ancient society was land. Through study of various sources, including the New Testament, the author looks at who owned land and how they came to possess it. He examines the various ramifications of landownership in ancient society to ascertain its effects on livelihoods, government policies, and revenues. Special emphasis is placed on debt and famine as social and economic problems with ties to the landholding structure. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780415159609
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/05/1997
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)

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