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Author Monson, Andrew, 1977-

Title From the Ptolemies to the Romans : Political and Economic Change in Egypt
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (366 pages)
Contents Cover; FROM THE PTOLEMIES TO THE ROMANS; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of tables and figures; Preface; Abbreviations and notes on the text; Greek and Egyptian words; Money and measures; Map of Egypt; PART I: Introduction; CHAPTER 1: The political economy of Egypt; INTRODUCTION; THE AGRARIAN ECONOMY; FROM PTOLEMAIC TO ROMAN RULE; THE ECONOMICS OF PROPERTY RIGHTS; POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; EVIDENCE AND MODELS; CHAPTER 2: Geography and population; INTRODUCTION; ESTIMATING POPULATION DENSITY; THE ANCIENT EVIDENCE; COMPARISONS WITH MODERN EGYPT; AGRICULTURAL GEOGRAPHY
Summary Compares how two different political regimes shaped the structure and performance of the agrarian economy in Egypt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Human geography -- Egypt -- History.
Land tenure -- Egypt -- History.
Social structure -- Egypt -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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