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Title People, land, and politics [electronic resource] : demographic developments and the transformation of Roman Italy 300 BC-AD 14 / edited by Luuk de Ligt and Simon Northwood.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 654 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Mnemosyne supplements, 0169-8958 ; v. 303. History and archaeology of classical antiquity
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 303.
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum. History and archaeology of classical antiquity.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Roman population size : the logic of the debate / Walter Scheidel -- The much maligned peasant : comparative perspectives on the productivity of the small farmer in classical antiquity / J. Geoffrey Kron -- Urbanisation and development in Italy in the Late Republic / Neville Morley -- The population of Cisalpine Gaul in the time of Augustus / Luuk de Ligt -- Counting Romans / Saskia Hin -- Roman census figures in the second century BC and the property qualification of the fifth class / Elio Lo Cascio -- Census and tributum / Simon Northwood -- Regional field survey and the demography of Roman Italy / Robert Witcher -- Poor peasants and silent sherds / Dominic Rathbone -- Settlement organization and land distribution in Latin Colonies before the second Punic War / Jeremia Pelgrom -- Polybius and the field survey evidence from Apulia / Douwe Yntema -- Lucanian landscapes in the age of 'Romanization' (third to first centuries BC) : two case studies / Maurizio Gualtieri -- Mobility and migration in Italy in the second century BC / Paul Erdkamp -- Migration and hegemony : fixity and mobility in second-century Italy / Will Broadhead -- The Gracchi, the Latins, and the Italian allies / Henrik Mouritsen -- The Gracchan reform and Appian's representation of an agrarian crisis / dr Daniel J. Gargola -- Lex Licinia, Lex Sempronia : B.G. Niebuhr and the limitation of landholding in the Roman Republic / John Rich -- Regional variations in the use of the Ager Publicus / Saskia T. Roselaar -- Revolution and rebellion in the later second and early first centuries BC : Jack Goldstone and the 'Roman revolution' / Nathan Rosenstein -- States waiting in the wings : population distribution and the end of the Roman Republic / Michael Crawford.
Summary Drawing on a variety of literary and archaeological data, this book explores the implications of competing reconstructions of Italy's demographic history during the Middle and Late Republic. It focuses on Italy's economic, social, military, and political history during this crucial period.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject Demography -- Rome.
Rome -- Population.
Rural population -- Rome.
City dwellers -- Rome.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 284-476.
Chronological Term 284-476
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Ligt, L. de.
Northwood, Simon.
Other Form: Print version: People, land, and politics. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008 9789004171183 (DLC) 2008033142 (OCoLC)237048059
ISBN 9789047424499 (electronic bk.)
9047424492 (electronic bk.)
9789004171183 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004171185 (hardback ; alk. paper)
Standard No. 10.1163/ej.9789004171183.i-656