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The countryside.

Witcher, R. E. (2009) 'The countryside.', in A companion to ancient history. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 462-473.


This chapter introduces some key academic debates about the ancient countryside, with particular emphasis on economy, demography and representation. It draws on textual and archaeological evidence to consider some of the most prominent academic discussions about the role and significance of the countryside in the ancient world.

Item Type:Book chapter
Keywords:Ancient countryside; rural landscapes; rural economy; demography
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Record Created:08 May 2009 15:35
Last Modified:14 May 2009 12:20

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