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Rome and China Comparative Perspectives on Ancient World Empires

ISBN-10: 0199758352

ISBN-13: 9780199758357

Edition: 2010

Authors: Walter Scheidel

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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 1/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.17" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Contributors
Chronology
Introduction
From the "Great Convergence" to the "First Great Divergence": Roman and Qin-Han State Formation and Its Aftermath
War, State Formation, and the Evolution of Military Institutions in Ancient China and Rome
Law and Punishment in the Formation of Empire
Eunuchs, Women, and Imperial Courts
Commanding and Consuming the World: Empire, Tribute, and Trade in Roman and Chinese History
Gift Circulation and Charity in the Han and Roman Empires
The Monetary Systems of the Han and Roman Empires
Bibliography
Index