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    Studies in Roman Property: By the Cambridge University Research Seminar in Ancient History (Cambridge Paperback Library) (Hardback) Edited by M. I. Finley, Series edited by R.L. Hunter, Series edited by R.G. Osborne, Series edited by M.D. Reeve, Series edited by Peter Garnsey, Series edited by M. Millett, Series edited by D. N. Sedley, Series edited by G.C. Horrocks

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    DescriptionThe actual practice of the Romans with regard to property and investment must be distinguished from the formal rules of the emperors and the moralistic generalizations of the ancient writers. With this in mind the Cambridge Research Seminar in Ancient History spent two years examining various aspects of Roman property, investigating individual topics in greater detail than has been attempted before. The studies which make up this volume deal with Roman investment in property - scale and concentration of holdings, rural and urban property, methods of exploitation and how this was organized, and the extent of marginal lands. The editor has formed the volume into a coherent unit by eliminating excessive duplication and overlapping between chapters. The book is of particular value to specialists in ancient history, economic and social history and in Roman law, but also contains materials of interest to medieval and agrarian historians.


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    Title
    Studies in Roman Property
    Subtitle
    By the Cambridge University Research Seminar in Ancient History
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by M. I. Finley, Series edited by R.L. Hunter, Series edited by R.G. Osborne, Series edited by M.D. Reeve, Series edited by Peter Garnsey, Series edited by M. Millett, Series edited by D. N. Sedley, Series edited by G.C. Horrocks
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 218 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 440 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521211154
    ISBN 10: 0521211158
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    Ingram Subject Code: LE
    Libri: I-LE
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC classification: LAW
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, LAW001000
    DC22: 346.4563043
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 346/.4563/043
    DC23: 346/.4563/043
    Thema V1.0: NHB, NHC
    Illustrations note
    bibliography, index
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 June 1976
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Preface; 1. Introduction M. I. Finley; 2. Some configurations of landholding in the Roman empire R. P. Duncan-Jones; 3. Imperial estates Dorothy J. Crawford; 4. Classical Roman law and the sale of land John Crook; 5. The Ciceronian aristocracy and its properties Elizabeth Rawson; 6. Private farm tenancy in Italy before Diocletian M. I. Finley; 7. Urban property investment Peter Garnsey; 8. Agri deserti C. R. Whittaker; Notes; Bibliography; Index.