Athenian Economy and Society: A Banking Perspective

Athenian Economy and Society: A Banking Perspective

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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 bankers pursued sophisticated transactions. These dealings--although technologically far removed… (more)

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Publisher: Princeton University Press (January 06, 1997)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 312 pages

File size: 9.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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