The Ancient Economy

 
9780140134445: The Ancient Economy

This study of the workings of the economy of the ancient world includes a detailed examination of the relationship between the State and the economy, status, slavery, the town and the country.

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"A splendid contribution to the economic history of classical antiquity. It compels the reader to recognize the depth of the transformation from the ancient consumer economy based on slave and serf labor to the modern capitalist, investment, production, profit economy."--Floyd Sewer Lear, "Business History Review

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M. I. Finley, who died in 1986, was Professor of Ancient History and Master of Darwin College at Cambridge University. Ian Morris is the Jean and Rebecca Willard Professor in Classics and Chair of the Classics Department at Stanford University.

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