Agrarian Change in Late Antiquity: Gold, Labour, and Aristocratic Dominance

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Author: Jairus Banaji
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Genre: History
Pages: 330
Language: english
Year: 2007
ISBN 10: 0199244405
ISBN 13: 9780199244409
Series: Oxford Classical Monographs
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

This book argues that the late empire saw substantial economic and social change, propelled by the powerful stimulus of a stable gold coinage that circulated widely. Exploiting a wide range of sources, Agrarian Change in Late Antiquity weaves together different...