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Title Rome and China [electronic resource] : comparative perspectives on ancient world empires / edited by Walter Scheidel.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 240 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Oxford studies in early empires
Oxford studies in early empires.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 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.
Summary Acknowledgments. List of maps, figures, and tables. Notes on contributors. Chronology. Maps. Introduction, Walter Scheidel. 1. From the "Great Convergence" to the "First Great Divergence:" Roman and Qin Han State Formation and its Aftermath, Walter Scheidel. 2. War, State Formation, and the Evolution of Military Institutions in Ancient China and Rome, Nathan Rosenstein. 3. Law and Punishment in the Formation of Empire, Karen Turner. 4. Eunuchs, Women, and Imperial Courts, Maria Dettenhofer. 5. Commanding and Consuming the World: Empire, Tribute, and Trade in Roman and Chine.
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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.
Chronological Term 265 B.C.-284 A.D
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Scheidel, Walter, 1966-
Other Form: Print version: Rome and China. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009 9780195336900 0195336909 (DLC) 2008020445 (OCoLC)227572755
ISBN 9780199714292 (electronic bk.)
0199714290 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786611930912