Investment, Profit, and Tenancy: The Jurists and the Roman Agrarian Economy :: Dennis P. Kehoe soon to be presented for sale on the first-class BookLovers of Bath web site!
Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1997, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: List of abbreviations; List of sources;
From the cover: The economy of the Roman Empire was dominated by the business of agriculture. It employed the vast majority of the empires labour force and provided the wealth on which the upper classes depended for their social privileges. Consequently the way in which upper-class Romans maintained and profited from their agricultural investments played a crucial role in shaping the basic relationships characterizing the Roman economy.
In Investment, Profit, and Tenancy: The Jurists and the Roman Agrarian Economy Dennis P. Kehoe defines the economic mentality of upper-class Romans by analysing the assumptions that Roman jurists in the Digest of Justinian made about investment and profit in agriculture as they addressed legal issues involving private proper…
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper lightly sunned at the spine. Top edge of the text block tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.
Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xiv) 269 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9¼” x 6¼”.
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