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Economics With a Human Face?

Francesco Boldizzoni

in The Poverty of Clio: Resurrecting Economic History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144009
eISBN:
9781400838851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144009.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The major misunderstanding about cliometrics comes from the subsequent spread of Douglass North's new institutional approach. North claims to have challenged traditional economic theory, which he ... More


Historiographies

Kostas Vlassopoulos

in Historicising Ancient Slavery

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474487214
eISBN:
9781399501552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474487214.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter offers a historiographical overview of the study of ancient slavery from the eighteenth century till the present. The chapter examines in detail the work of Moses Finley, which has set ... More


Societies and economies

Zosia Halina Archibald

in Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682119
eISBN:
9780191762727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682119.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores the methodological and theoretical underpinnings of the discourse on ancient economies, and seeks to apply recent models and concepts to the north Aegean area. Twentieth-century ... More


The Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire, Volume I: A Memoir of the Era of A. H. M. Jones

J. R. Martindale

in Fifty Years of Prosopography: The Later Roman Empire, Byzantium and Beyond

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262924
eISBN:
9780191734434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262924.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

The Prosopography was very much A. H. M Jones's project. He raised and managed the finances; he organized accommodation and generally exercised control, though with a loose rein. Already in 1966 he ... More


Roman Craftsmen and Traders: Towards an Intellectual History

Miko Flohr and Andrew Wilson

in Urban Craftsmen and Traders in the Roman World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748489
eISBN:
9780191811104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748489.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the development of the debate on craftsmen and traders in general terms, focusing specifically on the German and Anglo-Saxon scholarly traditions. It assesses the relative ... More


“Injustices and Inhumanities”

Gareth Dale

in Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231176088
eISBN:
9780231541480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176088.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

In which Polanyi finds himself torn between different continents and rival universities, before settling upon Columbia University where he establishes a research seminar and devotes himself to the ... More


The Economy of Ancient Greece: A Conceptual Framework

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/9780691183411.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes the conceptual framework used by the book to study the economy of ancient Greece. It begins with a discussion of the debate between “primitivists,” represented by Karl Bücher, ... More


Coda

Peter Acton

in Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335930
eISBN:
9780190208981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335930.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter recaps the results of the book’s analyses and shows that they do not support M. I. Finley’s Embeddedness Paradigm. It explores the epistemological status of the micro-economic principles ... More


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