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Author Ellis, Maria deJ.

Title Agriculture and the state in ancient Mesopotamia : an introduction to problems of land tenure / by Maria deJ. Ellis.

Imprint Philadelphia : Babylonian Fund, University Museum, 1976.

Item Status

Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  HD2111.I72 E44    Available  ---
Description xiii, 194 p. ; 27 cm.
Series Occasional publications of the Babylonian Fund ; 1
Occasional publications of the Babylonian Fund ; 1.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 178-181.
Contents The assignment and cultivation of state land -- The old Babylonian period -- Land assigned on the basis of service -- The cultivation of biltu fields -- Biltu and miksu in the context of official agriculture and the administration of assigned shares -- The old babylonian erres in the public sphere -- Summary o fhte old babylonian material -- Dues and revenues -- Bibsu -- Miksu as an agricultural impost -- Evidence for a system of agricultural period -- Models of agricultural organization in Mesopotamia comparisons and contrasts.
Note Includes indexes.
Subject Agriculture and state -- Iraq.
Land tenure -- Iraq.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Iraq.
Propriété foncière -- Irak.
Agriculture -- Aspect économique -- Irak.
Politique agricole -- Irak.