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Economic structures of the ancient Near East

by Morris Silver

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Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East
    • Subjects:
    • Middle East -- Economic conditions.,
    • Middle East -- History -- To 622.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMorris Silver.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC415.15 .S55 1985b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination211 p. :
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2348826M
      ISBN 100709933703
      LC Control Number86672453

      Mari during the third and second millenniums. A review of trade in ancient Mesopotamian Sumer and Akkad may provide insights for 21st century marketers. After all, the economic structures that exist today also existed in prototype forms several thousand years ago (Moore and Lewis, , p. 17).File Size: KB. Ancient Religions of Egypt and Mesopotamia Organized religion had its beginnings in ancient Mesopotamia (in what is now modern Iraq) and in Egypt more than five thousand years ago. The religious systems in these areas blended political with spiritual elements in a type of government known as a theocracy, or rule by divine guidance.

      The Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold through our affiliate partners. Reviews. Book Review. The Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions).   The contention that “inclusive” institutions are the deep determinants of economic growth remains unsatisfactory. This paper develops an alternative theoretical and empirical case that economic structures are the fundamental cause of economic performance. Economic structures determine the rate of structural learning, affect institutional performance, influence the distribution of income Cited by: 3.

      Historians and archaeologists normally assume that the economies of ancient Greece and Rome between about BC and AD were distinct from those of Egypt and the Near East. However, very different kinds of evidence survive from each of these areas, and specialists have, as a result, developed very different methods of analysis for each region. This book marks the first time that.   I bought this book along with its companion: Volume II - A New Anthology of Texts and Pictures, because it was time for me to see for myself what the the original sources had to say about the Ancient Near volume, which first was published in contains over 70 ancient texts and about black and white photographs of artefacts from the Ancient Near East.5/5(5).


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Daniel Snell, in his newest book, Life in the Ancient Near East, armed with a great deal of new information culled from an ever-expanding body of ancient literature in a variety of languages, steps into that gap, writing a comprehensive history on the social and economic conditions of the Near East.

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[Morris Silver] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Morris Silver. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Ancient Middle East -- Economic conditions, D; Confirm this request. The Ancient Near East reveals three millennia of history (c. – bc) in a single work. Liverani draws upon over 25 years’ worth of experience and this personal odyssey has enabled him to retrace the history of the peoples of the Ancient Near by: An Introduction to the Ancient World offers a thorough survey of the history of the ancient Near East, Greece and Rome.

Covering the social, political, economic and cultural processes that have influenced later western and Near Eastern civilisations, this volume considers subjects such as the administrative structures, economies and religions of the ancient Near East, Athenian democracy, the.

Civilizations of the Ancient Near East book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Civilizations of the Ancient Near East brings /5. In addition to these religious structures, people of the Ancient Near East also built palace complexes.

The palace of Zimrilim, the Amorite King of Mari, currently being excavated in Syria, reveals some of the earliest murals of political ceremonies set amid beautiful gardens. The economy of the ancient Middle East and Greece is reinterpreted by Morris Silver in this provocative new synthesis.

Silver finds that the ancient economy emerges as a class of economies with its own laws of motion shaped by transaction costs (the resources used up in exchanging ownership rights). The phrase "ancient Near East" denotes the 19th-century distinction between Near East and Far East as global regions of interest to the British distinction began during the Crimean last major exclusive partition of the east between these two terms was current in diplomacy in the late 19th century, with the Hamidian Massacres of the Armenians and Assyrians by the Ottoman.

Start studying Chapter 1: The Ancient Near East: The First Civilizations. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. As the first comprehensive study of fortification systems and defensive strategies in the Levant during the Middle Bronze Age (ca.

to B.C.E.), Walled up to Heaven is an indispensable contribution to the study of this period and of early warfare in the ancient Near gh archaeologists and ancient historians alike have discussed a variety of theories regarding the origin and.

(shelved 4 times as ancient-near-east) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving. Hence, the application of economic theory to the ancient economy was at best a futile exercise and at worst a source of grave misunderstandings.

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The studies collected in The Other Face of the Battle have helped to establish that violence against noncombatants in the ancient Near East had very similar causes to those seen in contemporary times.

If we arrange the case studies discussed in the book thematically, we may conclude that there were three main causes: (1) the desire to obtain economic or territorial gains, (2) an eliminationist. Book Description.

An Introduction to the Ancient World offers a thorough survey of the history of the ancient Near East, Greece and Rome. Covering the social, political, economic and cultural processes that have influenced later western and Near Eastern civilisations, this volume considers subjects such as the administrative structures, economies and religions of the ancient Near East.

This book presents a clear, concise history of the extraordinarily multicultural civilizations of the ancient Near East.

Beginning with the emergence of writing around bc, the narrative ranges from the origins of the first cities in Mesopotamia, through the growth of the Babylonian and Hittite kingdoms, to the Assyrian and Persian empires.

world specifically, MORRIS SILVER, ECONOMIC STRUCTURES OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST () [hereinafter SILVER, ECONOMIC STRUCTURES]. Property in Land, supra note 3, at 5. at, 6. See, e.g., Avner Greif, Cultural Beliefs and the Organization of Society: A Historical andCited by:.

This book presents a clear, concise history of the extraordinary multicultural civilizations of the ancient Near East. * Bestselling narrative of the complex history of the ancient Near East* Addresses political, social, and cultural developments* Contains in-depth discussion of key texts and sources, including the Bible and the Epic of Gilgamesh* Includes numerous maps, illustrations, and a /5(41).law and gender relations in the ancient world, with a focus on the ancient Near East.

I begin with a clarification of the title chosen for the conference, which has been main-tained in the book: “Structures of Power: Law and Gender Across the Ancient Near East and Beyond.”File Size: 6MB.His most recent publications about ancient economies are Taking Ancient Mythology Economically (Leiden: Brill, ) and Economic Structures of Antiquity (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, ).

“Modern Ancients” is forthcoming in Rollinger and Ulf (eds.), Commerce and Monetary Systems in the Ancient World, Fifth Annual Melammu Conference