Famine and Food Supply in the Graeco-Roman World: Responses to Risk and Crisis

Garnsey, Peter

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Éditeur
Cambridge University Press
Pages
324
Parution
février 1988
Format
Cartonné
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
228 × 152 × 22 cm
EAN
9780521351980
  • Résumé

This book is about systems of food supply and their breakdown in the ancient Mediterranean (about 600BC - AD 500). It embraces the responses of both peasants and urban populations to the inevitability and unpredictability of food crisis and provides a case study of both Athens and Rome.
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