Economy and Economics of Ancient Greece (Routledge Explorations in Economic History)

Takeshi Amemiya

Addressing the shortage of literature that has been written in this key element of financial background, Takeshi Amemiya, a well-known prime economist dependent at Stanford college, analyzes the 2 diametrically antagonistic perspectives in regards to the specified nature of the traditional Greek economic climate, placing jointly a wide and accomplished survey that's unparalleled during this field.

Partly a bit of monetary heritage, partially a critique of utilitarianism, this e-book explores all components of the Athenian economic climate, together with public finance, banking and production and alternate in addition to discussing the old, cultural, political and sociological stipulations of historical Greece and the historical past within which the economic climate developed.


As a instructor of an undergraduate direction at the financial system and Economics of historic Greece, Takeshi Amemiya has written an incisive textual content that's excellent for undergraduate scholars of monetary background, Greek historical past and tradition in addition to a being an invaluable reference element for graduates and of substantial curiosity to classicists at any point.

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