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The Resource Documentary sources in ancient Near Eastern and Greco-Roman economic history : methodology and practice, edited by Heather D. Baker and Michael Jursa

Documentary sources in ancient Near Eastern and Greco-Roman economic history : methodology and practice, edited by Heather D. Baker and Michael Jursa

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Documentary sources in ancient Near Eastern and Greco-Roman economic history : methodology and practice
Title
Documentary sources in ancient Near Eastern and Greco-Roman economic history
Title remainder
methodology and practice
Statement of responsibility
edited by Heather D. Baker and Michael Jursa
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume breaks new ground in approaching the Ancient Economy by bringing together documentary sources from Mesopotamia and the Greco-Roman world. Addressing textual corpora that have traditionally been studied separately, the collected papers overturn the conventional view of a fundamental divide between the economic institutions of these two regions. The premise is that, while controlling for differences, texts from either cultural setting can be brought to bear on the other and can shed light, through their use as proxy data, on such questions as economic mentalities and market developme
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
HC31
LC item number
.D63 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Baker, Heather D
  • Jursa, Michael
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  • Economic history
  • Babylonia
  • Rome
  • Rome
  • Egypt
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Economic history
  • Egypt
  • Middle East
  • Rome (Empire)
Label
Documentary sources in ancient Near Eastern and Greco-Roman economic history : methodology and practice, edited by Heather D. Baker and Michael Jursa
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction / M. Jursa -- 2. House Size and Household Structure: Quantitative Data in the Study of Babylonian Urban Living Conditions / H.D. Baker -- 3. The Historian and the Old Babylonian Archives / D. Charpin -- 4. The Old Assyrian Trade and its Participants / J.G. Dercksen -- 5. Economic Development in Babylonia from the Late 7th to the Late 4th Century BC: Economic Growth and Economic Crises in Imperial Contexts / M. Jursa -- 6. Legal Institutions and Agrarian Change in the Roman Empire / D. Kehoe -- 7. The Papyrological Evidence for Water-Lifting Technology / M. Malouta -- 8. Plagues and Prices: Locusts / R. Pirngruber -- 9. On Payment Transactions and Monetisation in the Rural Areas of Late Antique Egypt: the Case Study of Small-Format Documents / S. Tost -- 10. Social Network Analysis of Cuneiform Archives: a New Approach / C. Waerzeggers -- 11. The Volatility of Prices of Barley and Dates in Babylon in the Third and Second Centuries BC / R.J. van der Spek -- 12. Wheat Prices in Ptolemaic Egypt / S. von Reden -- 13. Mediterranean Grain Prices c. 300 to 31 BC: the Impact of Rome / D. Rathbone -- 14. Mediterranean and Near Eastern Grain Prices c. 300 to 31 BC: Some Preliminary Conclusions / D. Rathbone -- Index
Control code
883391888
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782977612
Lccn
2014027386
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
LIBRARY COPY INCLUDES 3-USER PERPETUAL ACCESS TO EBOOK
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)883391888
Label
Documentary sources in ancient Near Eastern and Greco-Roman economic history : methodology and practice, edited by Heather D. Baker and Michael Jursa
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction / M. Jursa -- 2. House Size and Household Structure: Quantitative Data in the Study of Babylonian Urban Living Conditions / H.D. Baker -- 3. The Historian and the Old Babylonian Archives / D. Charpin -- 4. The Old Assyrian Trade and its Participants / J.G. Dercksen -- 5. Economic Development in Babylonia from the Late 7th to the Late 4th Century BC: Economic Growth and Economic Crises in Imperial Contexts / M. Jursa -- 6. Legal Institutions and Agrarian Change in the Roman Empire / D. Kehoe -- 7. The Papyrological Evidence for Water-Lifting Technology / M. Malouta -- 8. Plagues and Prices: Locusts / R. Pirngruber -- 9. On Payment Transactions and Monetisation in the Rural Areas of Late Antique Egypt: the Case Study of Small-Format Documents / S. Tost -- 10. Social Network Analysis of Cuneiform Archives: a New Approach / C. Waerzeggers -- 11. The Volatility of Prices of Barley and Dates in Babylon in the Third and Second Centuries BC / R.J. van der Spek -- 12. Wheat Prices in Ptolemaic Egypt / S. von Reden -- 13. Mediterranean Grain Prices c. 300 to 31 BC: the Impact of Rome / D. Rathbone -- 14. Mediterranean and Near Eastern Grain Prices c. 300 to 31 BC: Some Preliminary Conclusions / D. Rathbone -- Index
Control code
883391888
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782977612
Lccn
2014027386
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
LIBRARY COPY INCLUDES 3-USER PERPETUAL ACCESS TO EBOOK
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)883391888

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