Athenian Economy and Society

by Edward Cohen

Publisher: Princeton University Press

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  • Banking,
  • Economic History,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History: World,
  • Banks And Banking,
  • Business & Economics,
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Banks & Banking,
  • Business & Economics-Banks & Banking,
  • Business & Economics-Economic History,
  • Classics,
  • Economics,
  • History / Ancient / Greece
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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages306
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Open LibraryOL7756367M
ISBN 100691015929
ISBN 109780691015927

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In this ground-breaking analysis of the world's first private banks, Edward Cohen convincingly demonstrates the existence and functioning of a market economy in ancient Athens while revising our understanding of the society itself. Challenging the "primitivistic" view, in which bankers are merely pawnbrokers and money-changers, Cohen reveals that fourth-century Athenian Released on: Novem

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This is a first rate piece of scholarship. Even if your interest in ancient Athens is primarily literary/philosophical, you should be familiar with this book. In addition to specialized legal documents and abundant reference to scholarly work on the Athenian economic system Cited by: Athenian Economy and Society: A Banking Perspective.

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Audible Sample Playing Paused You are listening to a sample of the Audible narration for this Kindle book 5/5(1). In particular, he argues, that in the limited cash (minted silver coinage) economy of Athens, the issuance of early forms of letter of credit multiplied the cash available for investment and growth.

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Excellent Book. Honor and Profit offers a welcome corrective to the outmoded Finleyite view of the ancient economy.

This important volume collects and analyzes economic evidence including government decrees for all known occasions on which Athens Cited by: In this ground-breaking analysis of the world's first private banks, Edward Cohen convincingly demonstrates the existence and functioning of a market economy in ancient Athens while revising our understanding of the society itself.

Challenging the "primitivistic" view, in which bankers are merely pawnbrokers and money-changers, Cohen reveals that fourth-century Athenian. He further explores how the Athenian banks facilitated tax and creditor avoidance among the wealthy, and how women and slaves played important roles in these family businesses--thereby gaining legal rights entirely unexpected in a society Cited by: Athenian Economy and Society Book Description: In this ground-breaking analysis of the world's first private banks, Edward Cohen convincingly demonstrates the existence and functioning of a market economy in ancient Athens while revising our understanding of the society.

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This important volume collects and analyzes economic evidence including government decrees for all known occasions on which Athens granted honors and privileges for services relating to trade.

The analysis proceeds within the intellectual framework of substantive economic. Max Weber's Economy and Society is the greatest sociological treatise written in this century. Published posthumously in Germany in the early 's, it has become a constitutive part of the modern sociological imagination.

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Market Economy-Banking Reality; Chapter 2. A Methodological Alternative to the Misuse of Statistics; Chapter 3. Financial Context and Concepts; Chapter 4. Wives, Slaves, and the Athenian Banker; Chapter 5. Banking Operations: “Risk-Laden Revenues from 'Other People's Money’ ” Chapter 6.

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Cohen shows how transactions were affected by the complementary opposites embedded in the very structure of Athenian language and thought. In turn, his analysis offers great insight into daily Athenian reality and cultural organization.

Edward E. Cohen is the author of Athenian Economy and Society ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 1 review, published ), Athenian Prostitution ( avg rat /5. Athenian Economy and Society by Edward Cohen,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(8). Athenian Economy and Society: A Banking Perspective The book concludes by trying to explain why ancient Greek literature maintains the fiction of three status groups despite a far more complex.

This book examines the extremely scarce references to banking in the Athenian world. The author argues that a form of deposit banking did exist and was deeply involved in both real estate (landed loans) and 5/5.

It remains the only attempt at a general overview on this subject, and it is widely recognized as the starting point for research on Athenian economy. Finley (first published in ) is the influential. Citation Information.

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Summary: In his analysis of the world's first private banks, the author of this treatise demonstrates the existence and functioning of a market economy in ancient Athens. The study reveals the. These collected papers construct a distinctive view of classical Athens and of Athenian democracy, a view which takes seriously the evidence of settlement archaeology and of art history.

This evidence both casts new light on traditional questions and enables new questions to be asked, questions concerning the experience of being an Athenian 5/5(1). Honor and Profit: Athenian Trade Policy and the Economy and Society of Greece, B.C.E.

[Darel Engen]. Honor and Profit offers a welcome corrective to the outmoded Finleyite view of the ancient economy. Athenian Economy and Society Résumé In this ground-breaking analysis of the world's first private banks, Edward Cohen convincingly demonstrates the existence and functioning of a market economy in ancient Athens while revising our understanding of the society.

Citation Information. Athenian Economy and Society. A Banking Perspective. Princeton University Press. Pages: 3– ISBN (Online): Presenting an analysis of the world's first private banks, this work demonstrates the existence and functioning of a market economy in ancient Athens while revising our understanding of the society.

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In a society that so strongly valued Democracy and the “rule of the people,” there were still a large number of Athenian slaves. Slavery was common practice in Ancient Greece, and was a vital component of the Athenian economy.Athenian Economy and Society A Banking Perspective by Edward Cohen.

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