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Author Schaps, David M.

Title The invention of coinage and the monetization of ancient Greece / David M. Schaps
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 293 pages) : illustrations
Contents The revolutionary invention -- Questions and controversies -- Money before coinage: the ancient Near East -- Greece before money: the Bronze Age -- Homer: tripods and oxen -- The archaic age: cauldrons, spits and silver -- The first coins -- Money and the market -- The monetization of politics -- War by other means -- The monetization of labor -- Money on the farm -- Using money to make money -- Monetization: limits and illusions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-272) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Coinage -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.
Coins, Greek.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003055998
ISBN 0472025333 (electronic bk.)
9780472025336 (electronic bk.)