REVEALING ANTIQUITY
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The End of the Past

Ancient Rome and the Modern West

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674009837

Publication Date: 09/30/2002

Academic Trade

288 pages

5-7/8 x 9 inches

Revealing Antiquity

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. A Golden Age
  • 2. Why Not Then?
  • 3. The Hidden Form
  • 4. Optical Effects
  • 5. The Rhythms of the Economy
  • 6. Dual Equilibria
  • 7. The Roman Miracle and Imperial Rationality
  • 8. Nobles and Merchants
  • 9. Slaves, Nature, Machines
  • 10. Ancient and Modern Work: Three Philosophers
  • 11. A Blind Alley between Economics and Politics
  • 12. How History Works
  • Notes
  • Index

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