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The Ancient Greek Economy free pdf The Ancient Greek Economy: Markets, Households and City-States brings together sixteen essays by leading scholars of the ancient Greek economy specialising in history, economics, archaeology and numismatics. Marshalling a wide array of evidence, these essays investigate and analyse the role of market-exchange in the economy of the ancient Greek world, demonstrating the central importance of markets for production and exchange of goods and services during the Classical and Hellenistic periods. Contributors draw on evidence from literary texts and inscriptions, household archaeology, amphora studies and numismatics. Together, the essays provide an original and compelling approach to the issue of explaining economic growth in the ancient Greek world.

About Edward M. Harris

Edward M. Harris is Honorary Professorial Fellow at the University of Edinburgh and Emeritus Professor of Ancient History at Durham University. He is the author of Democracy and the Rule of Law in Classical Athens (Cambridge University Press, 2006) and The Rule of Law in Action in Democratic Athens, and has published many essays on ancient Greek law and economy. David M. Lewis holds a Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of several articles on slavery in Greek society and economy, and has published in journals such as Classical Quarterly and Historia: Zeitschrift fur alte Geschichte. Mark Woolmer is Assistant Principal of Collingwood College and a teaching fellow in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at Durham University. He is the author of Ancient Phoenicia: An Introduction and editor of the forthcoming Companion to Ancient Phoenicia.

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Author : Edward M. Harris
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 12 November 2015
ISBN : 1107035880
EAN : 9781107035881
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 485 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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