The Political Economy of Classical Athens: A Naval Perspective

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BRILL, Nov 26, 2018 - History - 396 pages
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In The Political Economy of Classical Athens – a Naval Perspective, Barry O’Halloran offers an account of the economic history of classical Athens in which its strategy of naval conquest provided the foundations for a period of unprecedented economic efflorescence.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter 1 Primitive Positionsthe Oikos Debate
15
Chapter 2 New Perspectives
37
Chapter 3 Warfare States
51
Chapter 4 War Strategy and the Transition to Triremes
76
Chapter 5 The Late Archaic Transitionthe Naval Evidence
102
Chapter 6 Money Markets and Naval Procurement
128
Chapter 7 Naval InstitutionsTrierarchy
164
Chapter 9 Naval Defence Infrastructure
212
Chapter 10 Soldiers Sailors Citizens
229
Chapter 11 The Ancient Athenian Naval Economy
263
Chapter 12 The Wealth of Naval Athens
291
Conclusions
315
Sources
327
Bibliography
335
Index
372

Chapter 8 Naval Innovation
183

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