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The Making of the Ancient Greek Economy: Institutions, Markets, and Growth in the City-States

Alain Bresson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183411
eISBN:
9781400852451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183411.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This comprehensive introduction to the ancient Greek economy revolutionizes our understanding of the subject and its possibilities. The book combines a thorough knowledge of ancient sources with ... More


The Clash of Ignorance

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents some of the more common misunderstandings about Islam


Conclusion

Laurent Bonnefoy

in Yemen and the World: Beyond Insecurity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190922597
eISBN:
9780190943295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922597.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

As this book has shown, Yemen’s interactions with the world are characterized by a form of mutual interdependence. The country is confronted with a number of structural challenges that it will not ... More


The Distribution of Wealthy Athenians in the Attic Demes

James Kierstead and Roman Klapaukh

in Ancient Greek History and Contemporary Social Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421775
eISBN:
9781474449519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421775.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

An equable distribution of wealth and of access to political power is often seen as a key condition for democracy. While some scholars of classical Attica (such as Lewis and Ismard) have taken the ... More


People in Their Environment

Alain Bresson

in The Making of the Ancient Greek Economy: Institutions, Markets, and Growth in the City-States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183411
eISBN:
9781400852451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183411.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the demography of ancient Greece from the Archaic to the Hellenistic periods, focusing on the role of people in the development of the ecological environment. It first considers ... More


Mexican Indigenismo and the International Fraternity of Science

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt

in Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636405
eISBN:
9781469636412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636405.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexican racial science developed in close relation to foreign scholars and institutions including Corrado Gini of Italy, a proponent of Latin eugenics, Franz Boas, the Carnegie Institution in ... More


Demographic Transitions

Leonardo Morlino

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0044
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The demographic trends of the past 150 years have been sustainably influenced by two demographic transitions. Demographic transformations represent periods of interruption in the constant course of ... More


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