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    DescriptionThis 2010 book was the first to undertake a comprehensive analysis of the impact of money on the economy, society and culture of the Greek and Roman worlds. It uses new approaches in economic history to explore how money affected the economy in antiquity and demonstrates that the crucial factors in its increasing influence were state-formation, expanding political networks, metal supply and above all an increasing sophistication of credit and contractual law. Covering a wide range of monetary contexts within the Mediterranean over almost a thousand years (c.600 BC-AD 300), it demonstrates that money played different roles in different social and political circumstances. The book will prove an invaluable introduction to upper-level students of ancient money, while also offering perspectives for future research to the specialist.


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    Title
    Money in Classical Antiquity
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sitta Von Reden
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 260
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521459525
    ISBN 10: 0521459524
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17820
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    BIC subject category V2: KCZ
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: KCBM
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDA
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: BUS023000, HIS002000, BUS045000
    BIC subject category V2: WCF
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC22: 332.4938, 332.4/938
    LC classification: HG237 .R43 2010
    DC22: 332.493
    Thema V1.0: KCBM, KCZ, NHC
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3C
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBA
    Illustrations note
    10 b/w illus. 5 maps 8 tables
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 January 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Author Information
    Sitta von Reden is Lecturer in Ancient History at Universitat Munchen. She is the author of Exchange in Ancient Greece (1995) and co-editor, with Paul Cartledge and Paul Millett, of Kosmos: Essays in Order, Conflict and Community in Classical Athens (1998). Her most recent book is Money in Ptolemaic Egypt (2007).
    Table of contents
    Introduction; 1. Monetization: issues; 2. Monetization: cases; 3. Monetary networks; 4. Cash and credit; 5. Prices and price formation: issues; 6. Prices and price formation: case study; 7. Sacred finance; Epilogue: monetary culture; Appendices; Glossary.