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Title Rome and China : comparative perspectives on ancient world empires / edited by Walter Scheidel

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 PC  D56 .R65 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  D56 .R65 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  D56 R65 2009    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  D56 .R65 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Series Oxford studies in early empires
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-227) and index
Contents From the "great convergence" to the "first great divergence": Roman and Qin-Han state formation and its aftermath / Walter Scheidel -- War, state formation, and the evolution of military institutions in ancient China and Rome / Nathan Rosenstein -- Lawand punishment in the formation of empire / Karen Turner -- Eunuchs, women, and imperial courts / Maria H. Dettenhofer -- Commanding and consuming the world: empire, tribute, and trade in Roman and Chinese history / Peter Fibiger Bang -- Gift circulation and charity in the Han and Roman Empires / Mark Edward Lewis -- The monetary systems of the Han and Roman Empires / Walter Scheidel
LC subject History, Ancient -- Historiography
History -- Methodology
Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D
China -- History -- Han dynasty, 202 B.C.-220 A.D
Imperialism -- History
Add Author Scheidel, Walter, 1966-
ISBN 9780195336900
0195336909