The Social and Economic History of the Hellenistic...


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Author  Michael Ivanovitch Rostovtzeff
Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   May 15, 1986
ISBN  0198142307
Pages  1824

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Widely regarded as a landmark study of the Hellenistic period, Rostovtzeff's 'Social and Economic History' has been described as having 'defined the fundamental characteristics of Greek society in the centuries after Alexander the great.' Drawing not just on written sources, but on extensive archaeological and numismatic evidence, Rostovtzeff traces the development of social and economic phenomena in the light of the political, constitutional and cultural developments of the era. In three volumes, the third consisting of detailed notes on sources. (1941) Off-mint.

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